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PlantFiles: Snapdragon
Antirrhinum 'Debutante'

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

4 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Perennials

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

Spacing:
3-6 in. (7-15 cm)
6-9 in. (15-22 cm)
9-12 in. (22-30 cm)
12-15 in. (30-38 cm)
15-18 in. (38-45 cm)
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)
8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)
10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)
12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)
15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)
20-30 ft. (6-9 m)
30-40 ft. (9-12 m)
over 40 ft. (12 m)

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)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Magenta (Pink-Purple)

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

Foliage:
Herbaceous

Other details:
Flowers are good for cutting

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

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By jenny_in_SE_PA
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Profile:

1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive jenny_in_SE_PA 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 dmj1218 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.

Regional...

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

New Haven, Connecticut
Cary, North Carolina
Herndon, Virginia



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