Angelonia gardneri

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Angelonia gardneri Hook.

Scrophulariaceae

Life form: perennial

Exposure: sun   9

Moisture: moist

Soil: sandy loam - Soil: gritty loam

Arrangement: not specified
Leaves: evergreen

Shape: lanceolate

Division: simple

Shape: not specified
Fruit: not specified

82C / 7b4c9a 

Inflorescence: raceme

Petals: not specified
Habit: not specified

Growth form: not specified

Taxonomy

Divisio:
Magnoliophyta
Subdivisio:
Magnoliophytina
Classis:
Rosopsida
Subclassis:
Lamiidae
Superordo:
Lamianae
Ordo:
Scrophulariales

Angelonia gardneri is a perennial.

Naming

Angelonia gardneri was described by William Jackson Hooker in 1839. The name is considered as validly published.

Taxonomy

Angelonia gardneri is a species in the genus Angelonia which contains approximately 33 to 35 species and belongs to the family of the Scrophulariaceae (Figwort Family).

Characteristics

Growth

The perennials reach heights of 80 to 100 centimetres.

Leaves

Angelonia gardneri is evergreen. The leaves are simple. They are lanceolate, dentate and sessile.

Flowers and Fruits

Angelonia gardneri produces racemes of purple flowers from July to August.


Root System

Distribution

Angelonia gardneri is native to Brazil.

Cultivation

The perennials prefer a sunny situation on moist soil. The substrate should be sandy-loamy or gritty-loamy soil. They tolerate temperatures down to -7°C (USDA zone 9).

Uses

Maintenance and Propagation

Cultivars

Pests and Diseases

Literature

  • Walter Erhardt, Erich Götz, Nils Bödeker, Siegmund Seybold: Der große Zander. Eugen Ulmer KG, Stuttgart 2008, ISBN 978-3-8001-5406-7. (Ger.)
  • Christoper Brickell (Editor-in-chief): RHS A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants. Third edition. Dorling Kindersley, London 2003, ISBN 0-7513-3738-2.

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