PlantsAngelonia→Angelonia (Angelonia angustifolia)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9a -6.7 °C (20 °F) to -3.9 °C (25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 12-18 inches
Plant Spread: 9-15 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Lavender
Flower Time: Spring
Late summer or early fall
Uses: Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon

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Location: Dahlia garden - full sun - zone 7Date: 2018-10-08Lovely border plant.
By pirl
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Location: neighbor's yardDate: 2015-08-24
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Location: Greenwell Springs, La. Date: 2011-10-03 Melody of colors
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Location: my garden Date: 2016-08-30
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Posted by sallyg (central Maryland) on Dec 30, 2018 8:34 PM

Unusual flowers and they bloom a long time. I rooted cuttings of Angelonia in fall by just sticking them in potting mix. They are growing under lights for winter. By spring they have gotten limp and leggy with bare stems. Probably not worth the effort and space under your lights.

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Plant Events from our members
lovesblooms On February 20, 2018 Seeds sown
lovesblooms On April 15, 2016 Seeds germinated
lovesblooms On April 9, 2016 Seeds sown
spring sown
piksihk On January 25, 2020 Bloomed
Round bed -pink
piksihk On October 6, 2019 Bloomed
Round bed - self sow
piksihk On March 16, 2018 Seeds sown
piksihk On November 18, 2017 Bloomed
Nonstop blooms - still have blooms
piksihk On March 11, 2017 Seeds sown
piksihk On January 2, 2017 Harvested
seeds for pink one
piksihk On December 30, 2016 Harvested
Seed pods - the larger plant - scattered some seeds ground-pink
piksihk On August 3, 2016 Obtained plant
Round bed - self sowed
aspenhill On May 4, 2020 Obtained plant
Black Creek Greenhouse - qty 5
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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So true! by Johannian Nov 19, 2020 8:41 PM 1
Can someone please identify this plant? by KraftyNutkin Nov 17, 2020 9:52 AM 6
Help Identifying a perennial? by KelliGreen Aug 6, 2020 9:57 AM 4
Please ID all of these flowers by gross4160 Aug 21, 2019 10:47 AM 4
Very Basic Question But a Little Confused... by SmitheeWarbenJager Aug 3, 2019 12:04 AM 19
Plant names similar to human names by Thegoldenone80 Oct 10, 2017 1:10 PM 17
Untitled by ewerk Jul 1, 2017 2:43 PM 3
midatlantic madness by JB Sep 29, 2014 9:46 AM 17
Seed Series by krancmm Jun 9, 2012 2:54 PM 11

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