Snapdragon (Antirrhinum majus 'Rocket Red')

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Life cycle: Perennial
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Uses: Suitable as Annual
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Pollinators: Self
Bees
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil
Awards and Recognitions: AAS (All-America Selection®): 1960

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Posted by Catmint20906 (Maryland - Zone 7a) on Aug 22, 2014 5:09 PM

Snapdragon is a short-lived tender perennial that is usually grown as an annual. It is a larval host plant for the Common Buckeye Butterfly. In warmer US climates such as Florida, the Southwest, and along the Gulf Coast, it also serves as a host for the Tropical Buckeye Butterfly. Antirrhinum majus is native to the Mediterranean region.

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