How to grow Snapdragon flower

Snapdragon flower growing herbaceous of the genus Antirrhinum also known as Antirrhinum majus, Snapdragon flower perennial evergreen but can grow also as annual used as ornamental cut flower plant, can grow in mediterranean, desert, subtropics, temperate climate and growing hardiness zone: 8-11 (as perennial) 3-8 (as annual).

Leaves color green the leaf hairy in elliptic shape and grow in radial

Snapdragon flowers

Flower color can be: red, yellow, white, orange, pink, can be more than one color in the same flower, the flower petals looks like lips of dragon

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Requirements for Snapdragon flower growing and care:

Well-drained soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seedling / Seed

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Planting season:
In warmer climate autumn to winter and in cold climate spring or as annual

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
Dead leaves and flower

Size of the plant?
0.4-1 m, 16-40 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water / Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season:
In hot weather autumn, winter spring, cold weather spring, summer, autumn

General information about the flower:
Flowers color red, yellow, white, orange or pink, can be more than one color in the same flower, the flower petals looks like lips of dragon

Scientific name:

Antirrhinum majus

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