Antirrhinum majus 'Royal Bride'

Antirrhinum majus 'Royal Bride'

Snapdragon

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Key Information

  • Botanical name: Antirrhinum majus 'Royal Bride'
  • Common name: Snapdragon
  • Plant type: Annual

Height: 90cm

Spread: 45cm

Flower colour:
  • White
Foliage colour:
  • Green
  • Features: Attractive to wildlife, Flowers

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Snapdragons are old-fashioned cottage garden plants. They come in a range of different colours and heights, and therefore can be grown in a variety of situations. Antirrhinum majus 'Royal Bride' bears spikes of beautiful pure white flowers in contrast with rich green foliage. Unusually for snapdragons, its blooms have a delicate fragrance. It's perfect for growing in a mixed border and makes an excellent cut flower. Its blooms are particularly attractive to bumblebees.

Grow Antirrhinum majus 'Royal Bride' in free-draining soil in full sun. To prolong flowering, feed weekly with a potash-rich fertiliser and deadhead spent blooms regularly.

Position

  • Sun exposure: Full sun
  • Aspect: South facing, West facing
  • Position in border: Front, Middle
  • Hardiness: Half hardy
  • Soil type: Well drained/light/sandy

Wildlife

Attracts:
  • Bees

  • Beneficial insects

  • Birds

  • Butterflies / Moths

  • Other pollinators

  • Wildlife features: Nectar/pollen rich flowers

Care routine

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Toxicity

Toxic to:
  • People

  • Cats

  • Dogs

  • Birds

  • Horses

  • Livestock

  • Effects: No toxic effects reported for this plant.

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