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ANGELONIA 'Mandiana'(IMPERIAL STAR)
Imperial Star Angelonia, Narrowleaf Angelon, Summer Snapdragon
Angelonia ‘Mandiana’ is a hybrid summer snapdragon. It is a tender perennial which is often planted as an annual. The green leaves are lance-shaped and evergreen only in frost-free zones. Tall spikes of tubular, two-lipped, snapdragon-like flowers appear throughout the growing season. The cultivar ‘Mandiana’ has an upright habit, sturdy flower spikes which rarely need staking and very good heat tolerance. Flower color is lavender to blue with a white spot on the lip and a white spotted throat..
Angelonia does best in sites with full sun and average, well drained soil. It is freeze sensitive but will take a few degrees of frost. It is also heat tolerant, though flower production will slow in the hottest weather. Plant in the fall and late winter in hot, frost-free areas. Angelonia is very drought tolerant once established though an occasional application of water during the driest times will enhance flowering. The flower spikes are long lasting as cut flowers and deadheading, removal of spent flowers, is not required. Angelonia is beautiful in beds, containers and borders.
10 - 9
9 - 10
H1, H2, 1a, 1b, 2a, 2b, 3a, 3b, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Full Sun, Partial Sun
18"-24" / 45.7cm - 61.0cm
12"-16" / 30.5cm - 40.6cm
Acidic, Neutral, Alkaline
Drought Tolerant, Average Water
Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
White, Blue, Lavender
Bedding Plant, Container, Cutflower, Mixed Border, Tropical
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