The heady fragrance and uniquely-shaped flowers blooming on a central spike make snapdragons a landscaper’s favorite.
Sunlight: Full sun
Maturity: 80-100 days from seed to flower
Height: 12 to 36 inches
Spacing: 6 to 18 inches apart in all directions
Growing snapdragons (Antirrhinum Majus) provides months of color ranging from pale pastels to vibrant reds and oranges. Native to southern Europe and the Mediterranean, they are a favorite flower for cutting and will blossom all winter in warmer climates.
In ancient times snapdragons were thought to have supernatural powers and offer protection from witchcraft. They were also believed to restore beauty and youthfulness to women. Aromatic plants grow 1-3 feet tall. Self-seeding annual. (more…)