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Antirrhinum majus 'Night and Day'

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Family: Plantaginaceae
Genus: Antirrhinum (an-TEE-ry-num) (Info)
Species: majus (MAY-jus) (Info)
Cultivar: Night and Day

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Category:
Annuals

Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:
12-15 in. (30-38 cm)
15-18 in. (38-45 cm)
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Seed is poisonous if ingested
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Scarlet (Dark Red)
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall
Mid Fall

Foliage:
Bronze-Green

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Self-sows freely; deadhead if you do not want volunteer seedlings next season
This plant is resistant to deer
Flowers are good for cutting
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
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Propagation Methods:
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall
From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse
From seed; sow indoors before last frost
From seed; direct sow after last frost
By simple layering
By serpentine layering

Seed Collecting:
Bag seedheads to capture ripening seed
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

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Profile:

1 positive
1 neutral
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Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral Gabrielle On Jun 28, 2007, Gabrielle from (Zone 5a) wrote:

In the batch that I am growing from seed, about half have tentacles and seem to be a climbing variety.

Positive golgi On Jun 28, 2005, golgi from Willoughby, OH (Zone 5a) wrote:

This lovely cultivar was developed in 1889,and originally known as "Red Cross".Spikes are borne on 18 inch willowy stems.Did wonderfully during 2 weeks of 90 degree weather.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Capistrano Beach, California
La Jolla, California
Laguna Beach, California
Richmond, California
Ewing, Kentucky
Flemingsburg, Kentucky
Canton, Mississippi
Willoughby, Ohio
Houston, Texas (2 reports)
Salt Lake City, Utah



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