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Growing Green: Snapdragons for Your Garden

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The hot humid days of summer have arrived, and with them, that childhood favorite, Antirrhinum majus, the ubiquitous snapdragon. Hand a child one of these flowers, and the first thing they do is pinch the sides to move the petal “jaw”. Not many flowers evoke such whimsical childhood memories like the snapdragon. These prolific annuals come in every color but blue, and start easily from seed.

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Robin Trott

Robin Trott is a Horticulture Educator with University of Minnesota Extension.

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