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Antirrhinum majus (Snapdragon)

Type: Species | Edit History      Plant ID - 33471



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Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Scrophulariales
Family: Scrophulariaceae
Genus: Antirrhinum
Species: Antirrhinum majus
 
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Plant Types edit
  • Annual
  • Evergreen
  • Perennial
Zones / Hardiness edit
  • 5a (to -15 F / -26 C)
  • 5b (to -10 F / -23 C)
  • 6a (to -5 F / -21 C)
  • 6b (to 0 F / -18 C)
  • 7a (to 5 F / -15 C)
  • 7b (to 10 F / -12 C)
  • 8a (to 15 F / -9 C)
  • 8b (to 20 F / -7 C)
  • 9a (to 25 F / -4 C)
  • 9b (to 30 F / -1 C)
  • 10a (to 35 F / 2 C)
  • 10b (to 40 F / 4 C)
  • 11 (Above 40 F / Above 4 C)
Height (Maximum) edit
  • 1 1/2 to 2 feet (45 to 60 cm)
Spread (Maximum) edit
  • 6 to 12 inches (15 to 30 cm)
Flowering Start edit
  • March
Flowering End edit
  • October
Leaf Colour edit
  • Green - Medium
Leaf Shape edit
  • Lanceolate
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Suitable For edit
  • Border/Bed
  • Container/Patio
  • Cottage Garden
  • Flower Arranging/Drying
Sun Exposure edit
  • Full Sun
  • Partial Shade
Soil Types edit
  • Well-drained
  • Clay / Heavy
  • Loamy / Medium
  • Rich
Soil pH edit
Bloom Colour edit
  • Red
  • Pink
  • Orange
  • Bronze
  • Yellow/Gold
  • Lavender
  • White
  • Mixed
Wildlife Value edit
Propagation Techniques edit
  • Seed
Skill Level edit
  • Beginner
Additional Short Notes add
  • Snapdragons can be perennials in the warmer climates, mine stayed green all winter and started blooming in March this year, but are most likely annuals further north. edit | delete
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Contributors For This Plant
toni (30286)
  misuysig (183)
Netty (12946)
  greyhound2886 (262)
Jewell (5460)
Kay (765)
Philip Nulty (124)


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Kay (765) wrote on Feb 01 2010
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I like the colorful, tubular flowers. They have a spicy fragrance. In zone 5, they can sometimes overwinter if its a mild winter.

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  greyhound2886 (262) wrote on Jun 27 2010
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This can be a difficult plant to start from seed for a beginner. The seeds are tiny. I dropped all of the seeds in the same place the first time I planted them. I had about 100 stems growing within a square inch of space. It was not fun to untangle the spaghetti like stems but I was able to salvage most of them. It is amazing how little they start off and how big they can get over the course of just three and a half months.

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