Definition of snapdragon in English:


Syllabification: snap·drag·on
Pronunciation: /ˈsnapˌdragən


  • A plant of the figwort family, bearing spikes of brightly colored two-lobed flowers that gape like a mouth when a bee lands on the curved lip.
    • Genus Antirrhinum, family Scrophulariaceae: several species, in particular the widely cultivated A. majus
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    • There are a number of cool-season vegetables to plant, along with flowers such as dianthus, petunias, snapdragons and violas.
    • Plant several poppies as your tall center flowers, then add colorful snapdragons or blue salvia, candytuft, pansies, and sweet alyssum or Dusty Miller to fill out your container.
    • Seed sowing is well under way now, especially for plants like snapdragons and pansies which germinate early and take time to grow to a decent size.

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