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Antirrhinum sempervirens
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Silver Snapdragon

Antirrhinum sempervirens

Antirrhinum

Perennial Snapdragon

Antirrhinum sempervirens full sun

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.

Antirrhinum sempervirens (P-1169)
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Sterling spring blooming shrubs, all dressed in classy green leaves and crisp white flowers. Viburnum plicatum ‘Summer Snowflake’ is the largest of our featured shrubs, fashioning graceful somewhat horizontal branches adorned with snowy lace caps. Cultivated since 1868, well-loved Spiraea x vanhouttei makes a shapely low maintenance addition to sunny mixed borders, while smaller-statured Deutzia gracilis ‘Nikko' offers a galaxy of dainty white blooms perfect for the rockery, nestled along steps or in a container.

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Nearly 65” of rain coupled with chilly spring days spawned a remarkable surge of lush foliar growth, plus spectacular long-lasting flowers in our nursery & garden this year. Spring is always such an exciting time as we watch the multitude of leaves, buds and blooms that seemingly unfurl over night plus the numerous new shoots stretching skyward. Dicentra ‘Gold Heart’s delicate golden foliage glows in dappled shady niches, while the dark leaves of Eupatorium ‘Chocolate’, Astrantia ‘Moulin Rouge's exquisite domes, and the richly colored Sedum ‘Jose Aubergine’ promise to turn more than a few heads in your garden. Perhaps you could let Campanula ‘Blue Waterfall’ cascade down your garden steps, or brighten up a sunny bed with Geum ‘Prinses Juliana’. We hope you’ll make room for a few of these shrubs & perennials. Our extensive display borders which surround the nursery are now open through Colombus Day weekend. Our first guided Saturday Stroll is June 24th., followed by July 15th & 29th. We hope you’ll come visit us this summer.

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“The clematis I ordered was especially impressive--nicely staked, sporting two new shoots.  The roots of all the plants were very well developed and I'm looking forward to enjoying all of them this season and many more to come.”

~Patricia in California


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