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PlantFiles: Snapdragon
Antirrhinum majus 'Solstice Yellow'

Family: Plantaginaceae
Genus: Antirrhinum (an-TEE-ry-num) (Info)
Species: majus (MAY-jus) (Info)
Cultivar: Solstice Yellow
Additional cultivar information: (Solstice series)

2 members have or want this plant for trade.


12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:
Blooms repeatedly


Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Patent Information:

Propagation Methods:
From herbaceous stem cuttings
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall
From seed; sow indoors before last frost
From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Positive careyana On Oct 21, 2010, careyana from (Carey) Austin, TX (Zone 8b) wrote:

It should be noted this particular snapdragon has a light distinctive lemony scent. Very popular with bees and butterflies.


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

Elk Grove, California
Torrance, California
Denver, Colorado
Rock Hill, South Carolina
Deer Park, Texas
Mesquite, Texas
San Antonio, Texas
Spokane, Washington

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