Snapdragon flowers/ dog’s flowers

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What is snapdragon flowers/ dog flowers
Physical form of snapdragon flowers
How to grow snapdragon flowers
How to care of snapdragon flowers
Diseases of snapdragon flower

What is snapdragon flower
This is very beautiful perennial flower. It’s botanical name Antirrhinum majus and family plantaginaceae. It is native plant of Europe, America. Snapdragon flower mean it’s look like dragon head that’s reason called snapdragon, it’s look like dogs mouth also that’s reason called dogs mouth flowers.

Physical form of Snapdragon flower
Snapdragon flower many types,each types hight ten inches to sixteen inches. Some other Snapdragon flower hight eight to thirteen inches. Snapdragon plant growing well in two season winter season and summer season. Snapdragon plant flowers look like a dragon head and dogs mouths.

How much sun for Snapdragon flower
Snapdragon flower required full sunlight but it depends on place. When cold place it required five to six hours in single day. But when hottest place avoid more sunlight, a warm place time to Snapdragon flowers good for morning and evening sunlight. This times sunlight good for this plant.

How tall Snapdragon flower grow
Snapdragon flowers tall around one feet to three feet, but some case it’s hight is dependent of place and latitudes, temperature and soil.

Snapdragon flowers/dogs flowers

How to grow Snapdragon flowers
Some Snapdragon flowers varieties 1. Summer Snapdragon flowers it is usually blooming June to September

Common Snapdragon flowers
In this variety flowers blooming annual most of Snapdragon flower belong to this category most popular variety of Dwarf variety.

Rocket variety
Rocket variety of Snapdragon flower is tallest variety of all flowers

Some name of Snapdragon flowers
Butterfly Snapdragon flowers, la bella Snapdragon, Tahiti Snapdragon flowers, sonet Snapdragon flowers, black prince Snapdragon flowers.

How to plant Snapdragon sheeds
In this process you need Snapdragon sheeds. You can buy this flowers sheeds from market or online shop now you can plant this sheeds indoors when it germinate, then transplant other places.

how long does it take for snapdragon seeds to germinate
Snapdragon flowers has a low germination process. A good quality of Snapdragon flower sheeds take six to thirteen days to germinate from seeds.

how to grow antirrhinum from seeds
This is a best way to germinate Snapdragon or dog flowers. In this process you need a pot, garden soil 50 Percentage, 25 percentage vermi compost, rest chemical and organic material. Mix all thing’s in a pot it has well drainage system. Now Snapdragon flowers sheeds given in the pot. Now water is given in this pot, one things remember no more watering this plant. After few days Antirrhinum or Snapdragon plant germinate from sheeds. But germination process is very slow. In this process you can sow Snapdragon from sheed.

how long do snapdragons bloom
Snapdragon flowers blooming a long time. This flowers are start blooming for the month of December to mid April. This flowers are blooming around 120 days. When temperature is heated, this flower stop blooming and when after temperature getting down Snapdragon flower start blooming.

Antirrhinum majus flowers

How keep snapdragons blooming at long time
For long time blooming some important tip’s

For More flowering pinching is very important.
Always remove deadhead of this plant.
Give time to time watering.

how to care for snapdragons in pots
Care about Snapdragon flowers in a pot.
1. pot has well drainage system.
2. Time to time need watering.
3. When sow this plant, no deep sowing.
4. Soil need always moisture.
5. Pot size five to eight inches.

how long do snapdragons take to grow
Snapdragon flowers growing time November to April it’s total time of growing, germinate from sheed to blooming and dead of Snapdragon flower around one hundred fifty days.

how to take care of snapdragons flowers

Snapdragon flowers is grown as annual. It is grow various colors. If your plant sow in a garden then protect your plant to animals.

2. Give water time to time no over watering.
3. Pinch the top of the flower to well growing
4. Remove deadhead leaves and flowers
5. Snapdragon flowers need 15 to 26 degrees temperature to grow well.
6. Avoid very hot temperature in this temperature Snapdragon flowers stopped blooming
7. Fertilize of your plant
8. Protect your snapdragon flower from pests and any disease.


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