Summer Snapdragon, Angel Flower (Angelonia angustifolia)-Hort Answers - University of Illinois Extension
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Summer Snapdragon, Angel Flower
Angelonia angustifolia

Angelonia 'Angel Mist White'
Angelonia 'Angel Mist White'
 
Features
Excellent plant for both the flower border and mixed containers. Continuous flowers through the season. Very dependable bloomer. Good cut flower. 
 
Culture
Full sun in slightly fertile, moist, well-drained soil. A light pinch at planting time results in well-branched plants. 
 
Cultivars
  • 'Angelface' series 12"-18" tall
  • 'Angelmist' series 12"-18" tall
  • 'Carita Cascade White' 6"-12" tall white flowers
 
 
Mature Height
12-24 Inches
 
Size
Medium
 
 
Annual Hardiness Type
Tender Annual
 
 
Bloom Color
Bi-color
Lavender
Pink
Purple
White
 
 
Bloom Season
June - October
 
Soil Conditions
Moist, Well-Drained
 
 
Exposure/Light Requirements
Full Sun
 
 
Pests and Problems

Environmental Damage

Fungal Disease

Herbicide Injury

Insect Damage


Additional pests and problems that may affect this plant:

Powdery mildew, overfertilizing
 
Additional Notes
Don't overfertilize as that results in lots of leaves, few flowers and weak stems. If plants get tall, cut them back. They will tolerate damp, moist areas.

 

 
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