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Snapdragon - Maximum Mix Snapdragon - NYC Local Pickup & Delivery Only

4.5" Nursery Pot

Snapdragons are beloved for their vibrant, tall flower spikes and unique, dragon-shaped blooms that add a whimsical charm to any garden. Available in a wide range of colors, including pink, red, yellow, and white, snapdragons are perfect for creating stunning visual displays in flower beds, borders, and containers. Their long-lasting blooms attract pollinators like bees and butterflies, enhancing the biodiversity of your garden. Snapdragons' striking appearance and ability to thrive in various conditions make them a popular choice among gardeners seeking to add color and life to their outdoor spaces.

Ed's Plant Profile

  • Scientific Name: Antirrhinum
  • Common Names: Snapdragon, Flowering Snapdragon, Dog Flower, Toadflax
  • Family: Plantaginaceae
  • Native Range: Southwestern Asia, western Europe, Macaronesia, and the Mediterranean
  • Plant Type: Annual

Ed's Care Guide

  • Care Level: Easy
  • Light Preference: Full sun
  • Water Frequency: Depending on container-planted or in the ground. Slightly drought tolerant but enjoys a thorough soak
  • Humidity Preference: No preference
  • Temperature: Thrives in warmth; Heat and drought tolerant.
  • Soil Type: Regular potting mix, amended garden soil
  • Pruning: Pinch back dead flowers to promote more blooms
  • Feeding: Fertilize every few weeks with blossom-boosting fertilizer
  • Propagation: Seed
  • Growth Habit: Upright and bushy
  • Toxicity: Non-toxic to humans and pets; exercise caution with children and pets around all plants.

Caring for snapdragons is relatively straightforward, making them an excellent choice for gardeners of all skill levels. These hardy plants prefer full sun to partial shade and thrive in well-draining soil. Regular watering is essential, especially during dry spells, to keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged. Deadheading spent flowers will encourage continuous blooming throughout the season. With these simple care tips, your snapdragons will flourish, providing a spectacular display of color and charm to your garden.