Antirrhinum species

Botanical Name: Antirrhinum species

Common Name(s): Snapdragons, Dragon flowers

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Description:

Snapdragon seeds can be sown from late Summer to mid Autumn. Snapdragons are grown for their spikes of tubular two-lipped flowers. The foliage of snapdragons are lance-shaped to ovate. Use in landscape designs as a bedding, in borders or use them as cut flowers. Shrubby perennial species looks good in rock gardens or walls.

Family: Plantaginaceae

Botanical Pronunciation: an-tih-RYE-num

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Non Indigenous
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Full Sun
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Moderate Watering

Flowers

Description:
Snapdragons are grown for their spikes of tubular two-lipped flowers.


Foliage

Description:
The foliage of snapdragons are lance-shaped to ovate.

 


Interesting Info

Origin

Northern Hemisphere


Recommended Varieties

Antirrhinum majus Candelabra Series and Chimes Series, particularly 'Chimes Red', the mid height Sonnet Series, and the slightly taller, often double-flowered Liberty Series. Antirrhinum molle 'Avalanche' is a white-flowered cultivar with a small yellow patch on lower lip.

Uses
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Uses in landscape design

Use in landscape designs as a bedding, in borders. Shrubby perennial species looks good in rock gardens or walls.


When to Sow

Snapdragon seeds can be sown from late Summer to mid Autumn.

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