Antirrhinum, Variegated Snapdragon 'Candy Snap'

Antirrhinum

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

Category:

Annuals

Perennials

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Good Fall Color

Smooth

Foliage Color:

Bronze

Blue-Green

Height:

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:

12-15 in. (30-38 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)

Where to Grow:

Can be grown as an annual

Danger:

All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:

Pink

Magenta (pink-purple)

Pale Yellow

Bloom Characteristics:

Flowers are good for cutting

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Flowers are fragrant

Bloom Size:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:

Late Winter/Early Spring

Mid Spring

Late Spring/Early Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Mid Fall

Late Fall/Early Winter

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

From herbaceous stem cuttings

From seed; sow indoors before last frost

Seed Collecting:

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

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Regional

This plant is said to grow outdoors in the following regions:

San Leandro, California

Kalama, Washington

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Mar 13, 2007, berrygirl from Braselton, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

'Candy Stripe' has awesome variegated leaves, and the deep green leaves are edged in pure white. An abundance of single blossoms are a beautiful pink blend, and the flowers have a strong scent. The flower stalk height is a little under 2 feet tall.

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