Known also as the summer snapdragon you will be impressed, like we were by the carefree continuous blooms throughout the entire summer. First Angelonia series available from seed. We found it easy to start with low maintenance; it grew quickly, branched out without pinching back, had low water needs and loved the heat. Compact, upright plant forming spikes in mellow shades of pink, purple, and white. Use in containers or plant in masses. F1 hybrid
10 pelleted seeds
Annual, Perennial zone 8-11.
Germination: 4-7 days
Seed Planting Depth: Sow on surface
Starting Indoors: Start indoors 6-8 weeks before the last frost. Provide 70-75 degree soil temperature.
Outside Sowing: After last frost, and only in areas with long growing seasons, over 100 days.
Growth Habit: Columnar, mounded
Height and Width:16-20" x 12-14"
Spacing: 8-10" apart
Light Needs : Full sun
Soil Needs : Average to rich, well drained.
Approximate days to flower from seed: 90-100 days
Uses: Flower beds, mixed containers, deer and rabbit resistant, heat loving and established plants tolerate drought. Low maintenance.
Care: Very easy to care for. Cut back for re-blooming if plants dry out or become overgrown. Incorporate granular fertilizer into soil at plant time. Feed with a liquid fertilizer every few weeks during the growing season to keep plants at their optimum.