Antirrhinum nuttallianum ssp. nuttallianum

          Violet Snapdragon

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Horticultural Notes

flower stems 3 to 3 ½’         This is a common perennial herb with an upright or somewhat vine-like growth habit. Often emerging from rock crevices, the bright green, and lance tipped oval leaves support long weak flower stems that are covered with fine hairs. The blue-purple flowers (pink on occasion) begin in early spring. There is a long flowering period, sometimes lasting into June.