Snapdragon Flowers

Snapdragon Flowers

Snapdragon Flower Facts

Name:

Snapdragon, as is commonly known..

Description:

The Antirrhinum is reminiscent of English gardens with the tall stems grouped amongst cottage borders

Origin:

Mediterranean.

Color:

White, red, pink, orange, yellow and bi-colours.

Availability:

This Flowers are Availble in Spring‚Summer

Botanical Name:

Antirrhinum

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Snapdragon belongs to the family Scrophulariaceae and its genus is Antirrhinum. Another name for snapdragon flowers is dragon flower. The flower is named after its appearance of a dragon with its mouth open. The genus Antirrhinum comes from the Greek word for “nose-like” due the mature capsule which looks like a nose.

Description

  • This is an annual flower which thrives in cool weather.
  • Snapdragon comes in colors such as orange, red, white, pink, yellow, burgundy and bronze.
  • They have a single whorl and grow on slender stalks.
  • The main feature of these flowers is that the petals can be snapped open like a dragon’s mouth so they are a favorite with children.

Facts about Snapdragon Flowers

  • These flowers are believed to symbolize graciousness and deception.
  • According to the legend, a person who conceals a snapdragon is thought to become fascinating and cordial.
  • Snapdragons are very popular as cut flowers to be used in indoor flower arrangements.
  • Snapdragons are summer flowers and start to bloom in the month of June.