Antirrhinum majus

Common name : Common snapdragon, snapdragon, Dog flower Botanical name : Antirrhinum majus Family : Plantaginaceae Order : Lamiales Origin : Portugal, France, Syria, Morocco, Turkey, Mediterranean region, Europe Type : Perennial, short-lived annual, biennial Genus : Antirrhinum

Antirrhinum majus

Antirrhinum varieties - Antirrhinum majus 'Pumilum', Antirrhinum majus'Maximum', Antirrhinum majus ' Nanum'

Height - 10 inches to 3.5 feet tall

Spread - 1.5 feet wide

Foliage - Evergreen, ovate, smooth, narrow leaves

Good For - Ground cover, pots, borders, garden beds

Flowers - Orange with yellow, bicolour, tubular flowers stocked on spikes

Flowering season - June, July, September

Light Requirement - Full sun, open, well drained soils

Propagation - Seeds

Photographs: Guna Selvi Camera: Nikon D40x Location : Lalbagh Botanical Garden, Mavalli, Bangalore, Karnataka 560004, India

Flowers & Plants by Categories