Common Name: Angelon
Angelon is a small perennial herb growing up to 70cm tall and flowering freely for much of the year[
The plant is harvested from the wild for local medicinal use. Its attractive flowers have led to it being used as an ornamental.
Northern S. America - Venezuela, north through Central America and the West Indies.
Damp margins of savannah at low elevations[
|Cultivation Status||Ornamental, Wild
Grows best on a moist but well-drained light soil and a position in full sun[
]. Established plants are drought tolerant[
Used as a diaphoretic[
Seed - germinates best at a temperature of around 24°c[
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