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Angelface® Pink Summer Snapdragon Angelonia angustifolia

  • Hardy Zones
    • 10 - 11
  • Exposure
    • Sun
  • Season
    • Spring
    • Summer
  • Mature Size
    • 18 - 24 Inches
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Angelface® Pink Summer Snapdragon Angelonia angustifolia
Sun 18 - 24

Features

Good looks AND personality.

Blooms all season; heat and drought tolerant plants; grape-scented foliage; low maintenance.

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Fragrant Foliage
Continuous Bloom or Rebloomer
Long Blooming
Heat Tolerant
Deadheading Not Necessary
Drought Tolerant
Resists: 
Deer

Characteristics

Duration: 
Annual
Height Category: 
Medium
Garden Height: 
18 - 24 Inches
Spacing: 
10 - 14 Inches
Spread: 
12 - 18 Inches
Flower Colors: 
Pink
Flower Shade: 
Raspberry pink
Foliage Colors: 
Green
Foliage Shade: 
Dark Green
Habit: 
Upright
Container Role: 
Thriller

Plant Needs

Light Requirement: 
Sun
Maintenance Category: 
Easy
Bloom Time: 
Planting To Frost
Hardiness Zones: 
10a, 10b, 11a, 11b
Water Category: 
Average
Uses: 
Container
Uses: 
Cut Flower
Uses: 
Landscape
Uses Notes: 

Use in combinations, window boxes and landscaping

Maintenance Notes: 

Self-cleaning, no dead-heading necessary.

Angelonia are heat-loving plants that will grow most vigorously and bloom best when the heat is on. They are plants best planted in mid-spring or later, since they won't really grow until the temperatures warm up. Angelonia will tolerate wet feet and a fair amount of drought. The plants are easy care with no deadheading needed. A bit of fertilizer or some compost in a garden bed is usually all that is needed for these plants to thrive. Due to their heat-loving nature they are one of the plants that can be planted even during the heat of mid-summer.

Don't forget that Angelface are great long lasting cut flowers with a slight grape soda fragrance. Try some in a flower arrangement this year and see for yourself!

An application of fertilizer or compost on garden beds and regular fertilization of plants in pots will help ensure the best possible performance.

Theres nothing like a good haircut to make a girl feel like a million bucks. Its so true it should be Newtons Fourth Law. But I have no idea why it feels twice as thick a week later. For example, cut some of my 18-24 inch tall upright stems covered with snapdragon-y blue-purplish flowers and guess what? In a few days Ill look every bit as bushy as before. So sharpen up those pruners, baby.

There's nothing like a good haircut to make a girl feel like a million bucks. It's so true it should be Newton's Fourth Law. But I have no idea why it feels twice as thick a week later. For example, cut some of my 18-24 inch tall upright stems covered with snapdragon-y blue-purplish flowers and guess what? In a few days I'll look every bit as bushy as before. So sharpen up those pruners, baby. I look terrific in a vase. You won't see me going all floppy and falling apart in fifteen minutes, no way. I'll keep my looks for 10 days+. Change the water every other day and it could be 10++.

Container, bed, planter or border: I'll stay my usual fabulous self even in the South and Midwest's notorious heat and humidity. By August when most plants look deep fried, I look fresh as an, um, Angelonia. That's because I'm a Proven Winners hybrid - a much improved version of an old-fashioned Angelonia (a.k.a. summer snapdragon). Drought tolerant. Full sun. Annual except in zones 10 - 11. No deadheading. Beautiful, tough and vigorous from spring until the first hard frost. Sounds like a Fifth Law to me.

Angelface® Pink Angelonia angustifolia 'Anpinkim' PP: 22564 Can. PBRAF
  • Great plant. The only one that survived hot Phoenix summer. Will definitely buy again.

    Outstanding My favorite plant, I recommend to others all the time and explain the reasons why I like it so much.
    Angela
    3 years ago
  • Angelonia is an absolute must-have for my flower garden. They bloom non-stop ALL summer. NO deadheading, NO pests, NO diseases, NO staking, just a beautiful plant with the bonus of a sweet light scent.

    Outstanding My favorite plant, I recommend to others all the time and explain the reasons why I like it so much.
    Marianna
    Ohio
    United States
    4 years ago
  • It is November and it has been in full bloom since May. It always has looked great. Not a 5 because the stems break off too easily - my only pruning has been to cut off broken stems. Frost comes now so I expect this is the end of the season

    Above Average Superior performance, among my favorites, would recommend to others.
    Russell Studebaker
    California
    United States
    4 years ago
  • I love snapdragons and this is such a pleasant surprise. I bought it last year and this. I went to my daughter's after she had purched her flowers for the season, and there was Angleface. She also found it last year and bought again this year.

    Outstanding My favorite plant, I recommend to others all the time and explain the reasons why I like it so much.
    Mary Platter
    Ohio
    United States
    4 years ago
  • Easy to grow...thrive in the heat of FL summer anf flowers beautifully! Will plant for years to come!

    Above Average Superior performance, among my favorites, would recommend to others.
    DJ
    Florida
    United States
    4 years ago
  • Love, love, love this PW. It fills out my containers, and the colors make it outstanding in combination with other flowers.

    Outstanding My favorite plant, I recommend to others all the time and explain the reasons why I like it so much.
    Joyce Herbert
    Maryland
    United States
    4 years ago
Award Year Award Plant Trial
2011 Top Performer South Dakota State - McCrory Gardens
2011 Top Performer - Containers Kansas State University
2011 Excellent Oregon State University
2011 Top Performers Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden
2011 Top Performer University of Tennessee
2011 Top Performer Colorado State University
2011 Top Performer University of Wisconsin
2011 Leaders of the Pack - summer North Carolina State, JC Raulston Arboretum
2011 Top Performer University of Minnesota - Morris
2011 Top Performer Michigan State University
  • Sparkling WineCombination
    Sparkling Wine
    Color SchemeMonochromatic
    ExposureSun
    Pot Size24 Inches
    Masses of Angelface® Pink Angelonia create a mass of color accented by Black Heart.
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