General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 7a -17.8 °C (0 °F) to -15 °C (5 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 12-36 inches
Plant Spread: 6-12 inches
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Orange
Pink
Purple
Red
White
Yellow
Bi-Color
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
2"-3"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Provide light
Self fertile
Stratify seeds: Chilling seeds for 48 hours before sowing improves germination
Days to germinate: 10-14 days
Depth to plant seed: surface sow
Start indoors
Can handle transplanting
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Pollinators: Self
Bees
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil

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Common names
  • Snapdragon

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Location: Northeastern, Texas
Date: 2014-07-29
Location: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Date: 2024-01-19
Location: Largo, FL
Date: 2023-03-29
Location: Largo, FL
Date: 2023-03-29
Location: My garden in SoCal.
Date: 2019-01-30
Location: Largo, FL
Date: 2023-03-10
Location: Largo, FL
Date: 2023-03-10
Location: Scottsdale, Arizona
Date: 2016-01-02
Location: Sea World San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas
Date: 2022-04-03
Location: Aberdeen, NC
Date: October 23, 2021
Snapdragons #1 nn reference to "Manual of cultivated plants" by L
Location: Ontario, Canada
Date: 2014-08-15
Location: Cordoba, Argentina
Location: Largo, FL
Date: 2023-03-10
Location: San Antonio Zoo, San Antonio, Texas
Date: 2022-04-06
Location: Aberdeen, NC
Date: April 30, 2022
Snapdragon
Location: Largo, FL
Date: 2023-03-10
Photo by mandolls
Location: Sherwood, Oregon
Date: 2019-03-27
Location: Ontario, Canada
Date: 2014-08-12
Location: Scottsdale, Arizona
Date: 2016-01-02
Location: Aberdeen, NC
Date: October 2021
Snapdragons #1 nn reference to "Manual of cultivated plants" by L
Location: Coastal San Diego County 
Date: 2018-05-23
Location: In my 8A garden.
Date: 04-05-2017
Location: Cordoba, Argentina
Location: Cordoba, Argentina
Location: My Garden, Washington State
Date: 2017-03-22
They look like dragon skulls, a bowl of snapdragon seeds and seed

Date: 2022-04-02
Location: Plano, TX
Date: 2018-04-26
Location: Houston
Date: 2013-02-25
Location: Columbus, Ohio USA, Zone 6b
Date: 2021-06-01
Location: Aberdeen, NC
Date: June 17, 2022
Snapdragons #1 nn reference to "Manual of cultivated plants" by L
Location: All pictures taken in/on my gardens/greenhouse/property
Date: 2018-03-02
Location: Botanical Gardens of the State of Georgia...Athens, Ga
Date: 2017-11-26
Snapdragon 001
Location: St. James, Florida
Location: Coastal San Diego County 
Date: 2018-05-23
Location: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Date: 2020-02-14
A seedling from my own open-pollinated plants.
Location: Ontario, Canada
Date: 2014-08-23
Location: Aberdeen, NC
Date: October 26, 2021
Snapdragon
Location: Ontario, Canada
Date: 2014-08-15
Location: Port Orange, Florida
Date: 2018-02-19
Location: Ontario, Canada
Date: 2014-08-07

Date: 2014-03-26
Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5b
Date: 2013-05-21
Location: Ontario, Canada
Date: 2013-07-07

Date: 2013-02-09
Location: Vladivostok, Primorsky Kraj, Russia
Date: 2007-07-28
Snapdragon (Antirrhinum majus)
Location: In my garden in Kalama, Wa.
Date: Mid Summer
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: Ontario, Canada
Date: 2014-08-27
Location: Arizona
Date: 2017-03-15
Location: Cascade of Time Garden, Banff, Canada | August, 2022
Date: 2022-08-01
Location: central Illinois
Date: 2017-02-15
Location: Cordoba, Argentina
Date: 2010-06-25
Location: Conestoga House and Gardens, Lancaster, PA 17603
Date: 2017-06-14
Growing in a crack in the steps
Location: My garden in Kentucky
Date: 2008-05-31
In a container with rose colored Verbena.
Location: My garden in Kentucky
Date: 2008-05-18
Location: Port Orange, Florida
Date: 2018-02-19
Location: Ontario, Canada
Date: 2015-06-09
Location: Ontario, Canada
Date: 2015-06-09
Location: Oslo, Norway
Date: June
Bud
Location: Cambridge University Botanic Garden
Date: July
credit: Magnus Manske
Location: Ontario, Canada
Date: 2015-07-17
Location: Darwell Rolling Woods, Alberta
Date: 2016-09-01

Date: April
credit: Prenn
Location: Ontario, Canada
Date: 2014-08-23
Location: Conestoga House and Gardens, Lancaster, PA 17603
Date: 2017-06-14
Growing in a crack in the steps
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Comments:
  • Posted by Catmint20906 (PNW WA half hour south of Olympia - Zone 8a) on Aug 2, 2014 7:26 PM concerning plant:
    Antirrhinum majus is a larval host plant for the Common Buckeye Butterfly.
  • Posted by wildflowers (North East Texas - Zone 7b) on Aug 24, 2014 10:46 AM concerning plant:
    There are somewhere around 40 species of snapdragons, many of which have become naturalized in regions of North American. Antirrhinum majus is the common variety that makes a great addition to the cottage garden. Snapdragons do best in cooler climates, so I have mine growing in a semi-shady area where they are slower to bloom and longer lived.
Plant Events from our members
lovesblooms On January 15, 2017 Seeds sown
w/s
lovesblooms On March 14, 2016 Seeds germinated
lovesblooms On March 5, 2016 Seeds sown
yellow, indoors
WebTucker On June 17, 2022 Miscellaneous Event
Collected seeds
WebTucker On October 14, 2021 Bloomed
ShawnSteve On March 9, 2022 Miscellaneous Event
Added under "generic" listing, under A. majus (Snapdragon). As there isn't a listing for cultivar 'Tall Deluxe Mixed Colors',) nor any individual colors either.
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