Angelonia angustifolia Benth.

Frost tender perennial sub-shrub with lance-shaped leaves, to 8cm, and slender racemes of deep mauve to violet flowers in early summer.  To 45cm.  [RHSD, Hortus].

Horticultural & Botanical History

Introduced to Britain in 1846.  [JD]. First flowered in England in June 1847 by the Horticultural Society.  [Gard. Chron. 1848].

History at Camden Park

Only listed in the 1857 catalogue [T.54/1857].


Published Feb 22, 2009 - 02:51 PM | Last updated Feb 18, 2010 - 05:04 PM

More details about Angelonia angustifolia Benth.
Family Scrophulariaceae
Region of origin


Common Name
Name in the Camden Park Record

Angelonia angustifolia

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