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angelonia archangel series

Angelonias are hard to beat in the heat. Nearly everywhere we have seen them,  when they are properly fed and watered, they have been very effective and tough as nails.

Planting Tips

Spacing: 12-15″
Height: 16-24″
Plant habit: upright
Exposure: sun
Blooming season: late spring, summer, fall

Characteristics: attracts butterflies, drought-tolerant, heat-tolerant, low maintenance.
Uses: cut flower, containers, garden, landscape.

Archangels have larger blooms and a more robust growth habit the the Angelmist varieties. They need warm temps so resist the temptation to plant early when soil temps are still cool. Prefer full sun; flowers are much more sparse in any shade. Grow on the dry side for best results; too much water results in weak, spindly growth and may cause rot. Flowers are lightly-scented and work well as cut flowers. Angelonias are hard to beat in the heat. Nearly everywhere we have seen them, from in-ground to containers to hanging basket combos, when they are properly fed and watered, they have been very effective and tough as nails. If they get a little unkempt, give them a clip and a good feeding to rejuvenate them.