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botanical name:
Antirrhinum majus 'Bronze Dragon'
Antirrhinum majus 'Bronze Dragon' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Snapdragon
synonyms:  Antirrhinum majus nanum 'Bronze Dragon'
family:  Scrophulariaceae
characteristics: annual/biennial, scented/aromatic
height: 0.40m
width: 0.25m
growth rate: fast
growth habit:
leaf colour: bronze
flower colour: pink
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -6°C
USDA zone: 9 to 11
Unusual very dark bronze foliage. Spikes of bicoloured purple-pink and white flowers. Dwarf, compact habit, good resistance to rust. Short-lived perennial, usually treated as an annual or biennial.

Best in fertile, sharply drained soils in full sun. Dislike winter wet. Dead-head regularly to prolong flowering season.

Sow seed at about 16°C in late summer or early autumn, otherwise in early spring.

Cottage garden borders and edging, bedding schemes, containers.

other notes:
From Thompson and Morgan, Suffolk
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