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Narrowleaf Angelonia
Scientific Name: Angelonia angustifolia Benth.
Family: Scrophulariaceae
Narrowleaf Angelonia (Angelonia  angustifolia) Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: All zones as annual, 25-27 as perennial

Sun Exposure: Full sun to light shade

Origin: Mexico and West Indies

Growth Habits: Perennial, 12 to 18 inches tall (30-45 cm); glabrous stem and leaves; narrow lanceolate leaves, 1.6 to 3 inches long (4-7.5 cm), with fine teeth; the leaves are apple-scented

Watering Needs: Regular water

Propagation: Tip cuttings, seeds

As a bedding plant, space them 8 to 12 inches (20-30 cm) apart. Use fertilizer regularly

Narrowleaf Angelonia (Angelonia  angustifolia)

Blooming Habits:
Bluish purple, pink, white or bicolor flowers, in racemes. They make good cut flowers.

Fruiting Habits:

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