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Planted at Mount Vernon


  • Upper Garden

  • Hardiness Zones


    This colorful cool season annual is a charmer in the middle of the flower border during the spring and fall.

    Latin Name

    Antirrhinum majus


    Family

    Plantaginaceae


    Also Known As

    Dragon Flower


    Type of Plant

    Annual

    Bloom Season

    May - June


    Seasons

    Spring
    Fall

    Specifications

    Max Height: 2'
    Max Spread: 1'

    Uses

  • Annual
  • Flower Border

  • Sunlight Exposure

    Full Sun
    Part Shade

    Tollerances

  • Deer

  • Colors


    Native Range

    China and the United States


    History

    Thomas Jefferson first observed snapdragons blooming at his childhood home, Shadwell, in 1767.


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