Snapdragon
Antirrhinum 'Debutante'

Family: Plantaginaceae
Genus: Antirrhinum (an-TEE-ry-num) (Info)
Cultivar: Debutante

Category:

Annuals

Perennials

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Flowers are good for cutting

Water Requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:

12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

Hardiness:

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)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Magenta (Pink-Purple)

Bloom Time:

Mid Spring

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

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:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

Regional

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

New Haven, Connecticut

Cary, North Carolina

Herndon, Virginia

Gardeners' Notes:

1
positive
1
neutral
0
negatives
RatingContent
Positive

On Jun 2, 2006, jenny_in_SE_PA from Philadelphia, PA (Zone 7a) wrote:

Wow. A perennial snapdragon! Was a gift bought from White Flower Farm that was given to one of my sisters by the other in 2005 and the plant returned beautifully in spring 2006. This is growing in a zone 6b garden along a dryish west-facing border.

Neutral

On May 16, 2006, dmj1218 from west Houston, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

The flowers are a clear raspberry-pink on the outside with throats of white lightly brushed in yellow.