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Snapdragons

Antirrhinum majus

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This plant produces upright racemes of two-lipped flowers with spreading, rounded lobes in a vast arrray of warm colors. It flowers profusely summer through autumn.

Noteworthy CharacteristicsCultivars range greatly in height and vary in use from bedding to mixed border and cut flowers.

CareDeadhead to prolong flowering.

PropagationSow seed in containers in winter at 60-61°F. Root softwood cuttings in summer.

ProblemsMold, leaf spot, rust and root rot, downy mildew. Aphids and leaf miners.

  • Genus : Antirrhinum
  • Zones : 10, 11, 9
  • Plant Type : Annuals
  • Uses : Containers
  • Bloom Time : Fall, Summer
  • Growth Rate : Fast
  • Light : Full Sun
  • Moisture : Medium Moisture
  • Maintenance : Moderate
  • Flower Color : Pink, Red, White, Yellow
  • Plant Seasonal Interest : Summer Interest
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