Angelonia angustifolia

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  • Botanical Name : Angelonia angustifolia Benth.
  • Common Name : Narrowleaf Angelonia, Summer Snapdragon, Angel Flower
  • Plant Family : Scrophulariaceae
  • Plant Form : Herb
  • Occurrence (Sectors) : 12
  • Occurrence (Special Areas) : Indroda Park, Aranya Van

About Angelonia angustifolia Plant :

  • Habit : An erect, glabrous, perennial herb having smooth stems.
  • Leaves : Narrow with pointed tips and toothed margins, oblong to lanceolate, green.
  • Inflorescence : Spikes
  • Flowers : Two-lipped, Bluish-purple.
  • Flowering and Fruiting Time : All season
  • Significance :
    • It is generally grown as ornamental.
    • It can also be grown as bedding annuals.