Growing Serena Angelonia Flower Garden Seeds
- Taxonomy: Angelonia angustifolia
- Other Names: Summer Snapdragon
- Flower Seed Type: Annual (Perennial to Zones 10 – 11)
- Sow Seeds Indoors or Outdoors: Serena Angelonia seeds are a full sun performer native to Central America and are commonly sown directly outdoors after the frost. For earliest color, begin seeds indoors 4 – 6 weeks prior. Angelonia flower seeds will germinate quickly in 5 – 14 days with full lighting, and transplant to a sunny place either indoors or out.
- Days to Flower Maturity: 91 – 98 days
- Hardiness Zone: 7 – 11
- Seed Planting Depth: Lightly press without covering 3 – 4 seeds
- Plant Spacing: 12”
- Growth Habit: 15 – 18” tall shrubby upright with a 12” spread of heavily floreted spikes of “snapdragon-like” blooms
- Soil Preference: Fertile, consistently moist, well-drained
- Light Preference: Full sun
- Diseases/Pests/Troubleshooting: Serena Angelonia seeds are known to be tolerant to heat and humidity over summer, with some tolerance to drought. Soil must remain most, yet sharply drained. Angelonia flowers have no serious pests or diseases, but watch for aphids on indoor varieties. Indoor plants may not establish enough to last over winter.
- Flower Colors: Signature selection of Blue, Purple, White Improved, Mix Waterfall, and Mix
The Angelonia angustifolia flower is often simply referred to by its genus name Angelonia and is native to the perennially warm tropics of Central America, the West Indies, and Mexico. Angelonia consists of 30 species which thrive throughout the Gulf of Mexico and naturalized down into Argentina and are adapted to both dry and moist tropical habitats. Serena Angelonia flower garden seeds.