Snapdragons Antirrhinum majus Photo/Illustration: Melissa Lucas 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Snapdragons (Antirrhinum majus) an-ter-REE-num MAY-jus Genus: Antirrhinum 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 Characteristics: Cultivars range greatly in height and vary in use from bedding to mixed border and cut flowers. Care: Deadhead to prolong flowering. Propagation: Sow seed in containers in winter at 60-61°F. Root softwood cuttings in summer. Problems: Mold, leaf spot, rust and root rot, downy mildew. Aphids and leaf miners. Overview Growth Habit Clumps Growth Pace Fast Grower Light Full Sun Only Moisture Medium Moisture Maintenance Moderate Characteristics Showy Flowers Bloom Time Fall, Summer Flower Color Pink Yarrow, Red, White, Primrose Yellow Uses Beds and Borders, Container, Cut Flower Style Cottage Garden Seasonal Interest Summer Interest Type Annuals Antirrhinum majusView the discussion thread.