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Antirrhinum Majus

Botanical Name:

Antirrhinum majus

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How to Grow
Water
Medium
Water moderately, allowing the top 3cm to dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Partial Shade - Full Sun
~
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug

Plant Type

Perennials, Annual, Perennial, Erect herb up to 50 cm

Lifespan

Annual, Perennial

Flower

Come in many colors depending on cultivar, two-lipped dragon head flowers appear on terminal racemes. of various colors of anthocyanin & carotenoid pigments. Calyx 5-lobed, persistent in fruit. Corolla zygomorphic, throat closed off by lower lip., Flowers red to yellow, tubular, strongly 2-lipped

Fruit

A capsule, half hidden by calyx lobes, short-beaked., Capsule ovoid, velvety green.

Benefits
Attracts

Butterflies

Hummingbirds

Taxonomy

Order

Lamiales

Family

Plantaginaceae

Genus

Antirrhinum

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