AZ Arboretums

Antirrhinum majus

SnapdragonCommon: Snapdragon
Family: Scrophulariaceae
Sunset Zone: All zones
Light: Full sun
Soil: Well drained soil
Water: Regular water

Perennial usually treated as annual. Individual flower of basic snapdragon has five lobes, divided into unequal upper and lower jaws.

Foliage is dark green, narrow, 1" long and 1/4" wide leaves. Among best flowers for sunny borders and cutting.

Nice bedding and planter plant. Makes very showy and effective ground cover.

Valuable cut flowers. Tall and intermediate forms are splendid vertical accents in borders.