Category Archives: Snapdragon

Up Close and Personal: Snapdragon ‘Sonnet Pink’

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Stubborn Snapdragons

For two years now I’ve had miserable luck growing snapdragons. The seedlings sprout so well for me and look healthy and happy, but once I get the plants in the garden they just sit and pout. Last summer I was … Continue reading

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Flower Buddies

Snapdragon ‘Sonnet Yellow’ with Rose ‘Double Knock Out’:

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Flower Ideas: Show Me…Something Red

Daylily ‘Baltimore Oriole’ has a whisper of orange hiding beneath its velvety, red flowers. This daylily grows happily just about anywhere. My plant grew in the shade for years and still sent up several scapes full of flowers each summer. … Continue reading

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Flower Buddies

Ageratum ‘Blue Planet’ with Calendula ‘Deja Vu’ and Snapdragon ‘Chantilly Pink’:

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Flower Buddies

Snapdragon ‘Chantilly Pink’ with Ageratum ‘Blue Planet’:

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Chantilly Snapdragons

The Chantilly Snapdragons and I got off to a bit of a rough start. I was excited because they sprouted beautifully this winter—I had nearly 100% germination. I pinched back the seedlings a few times during their early growth and … Continue reading

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Flower Ideas: Show Me…Something Red

Tulip ‘Come Back’ is a Darwin tulip that grows 16 to 18 inches tall with bright-red flowers. ‘Come Back’ is hardy in Zones 3-9, and yes, the flowers really do come back each spring: ‘Sonnet Crimson’ is a mid-sized snapdragon … Continue reading

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Flower Ideas: Show Me…Something White

Bumblebees love Snapdragon ‘Sonnet White’. This annual grows 24 inches tall in full sun or part-shade. If you keep it deadheaded ‘Sonnet White’ will bloom throughout the summer: Astilbe ‘Rock and Roll’ loves moist soil in shade or partial-shade. This … Continue reading

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The Morning Sun Lights up…

…Snapdragon ‘Sonata Crimson’:

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