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Antirrhinum braun-blanquetii

 
Common name hardy snapdragon
Family scrophulariaceae
Life cycle perennial
Flowers yellow/white (late spring)
Size 18"
Light sun
Cultural notes ordinary garden soil
From seed germinate at room temperature
Flowers first year from seed sown indoors early.
detailed seed-starting info below

I wasn't impressed with these perennial snaps during their first season in our garden (after growing from seed in late winter) – but I think they are coming into their own in this second season. Fuller plants with nicer flowers – I hope they keep on going all season! Late to come back in spring, but at least they proved hardy through their first winter.

Antirrhinum braun-blanquetii
hardy snapdragon

This plant used to grow in our garden, but it slipped away...

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from '03 HPS/MAG exchange. Baggy 70F with light (35%G, 6-9d)
  2. Same seed as above. Baggy 70F with light (a few G, 6-9d)
  3. Seed from HPS/MAG '12/'13 exchange. Baggy 70F with light (79%G, 6-13d)
  4. Same seed as above. Baggy 70F with light (69%G, 9-14d)

Seed may lose viability quickly, based on results above. The seed packet contained black and tan seeds. All germination occurred from the black ones; the tan ones may be unripe.


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