Antirrhinum

Perennial Snapdragon

<i>Antirrhinum hispanicum</i> ‘Roseum’

Awash with pastel charm, droves of soft pink flowers pose all summer long atop a silvery blue, low growing mound that can take the heat. Perfect for the rockery, a wall or along a pathway, this carefree perennial easily links stronger colored plants, while its thin curvy stems clad in glaucous, round fuzzy leaves crave a bright, sheltered well draining niche.

Blooms June to mid-September.

Size: 12" – 15" high x 8" wide.

Hardy to zone 5.

<i>Antirrhinum sempervirens</i>

A soft, evergreen palette of silky-haired, gray-green leaves and trailing, fuzzy silver stems set off the glistening, uplifted racemes of creamy blooms. Each two-lipped blossom is accented with a pale yellow throat striped in lilac.

Exhibiting a fortitude for dry conditions and a small mounding presence, this pretty bushlet is ideally suited to the rockery or along a path where it soothes rough edges, and can be accompanied by Diascia ‘Coral Canyon’ and Nepeta ‘Select Blue’.

Blooms June–July.

Size: 6" – 8" high x 12" – 18" wide.

Hardy to zone 7.

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