Antirrhinum

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antirrhinum

(ˌæntɪˈraɪnəm)
n
(Plants) any scrophulariaceous plant of the genus Antirrhinum, esp the snapdragon, which have two-lipped flowers of various colours
[C16: via Latin from Greek antirrhinon, from anti- (imitating) + rhis nose; so called from a fancied likeness to an animal's snout]
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Noun1.antirrhinum - a genus of herbs of the family Scrophulariaceae with brightly colored irregular flowersAntirrhinum - a genus of herbs of the family Scrophulariaceae with brightly colored irregular flowers
asterid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
family Scrophulariaceae, figwort family, foxglove family, Scrophulariaceae - a family of dicotyledonous plants of the order Polemoniales; includes figwort and snapdragon and foxglove and toadflax and speedwell and mullein; in some classifications placed in the order Scrophulariales
snapdragon - a garden plant of the genus Antirrhinum having showy white or yellow or crimson flowers resembling the face of a dragon
Translations

antirrhinum

[ˌæntɪˈraɪnəm] Nantirrino m

antirrhinum

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antirrhinum

[ˌæntɪˈraɪnəm] nantirrino
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She was attending to the antirrhinums (snap dragons) in her back garden when a man who had cycled to the gate entered hurriedly with a spanner in his hand, and announced that he had been sent to inspect the water pipes.
This includes sweet peas in pots and half-hardy annuals like antirrhinums and begonias.
Sow slow-maturing bedding plants under glass including lobelia, petunias and antirrhinums.
Use a heated propagator to sow half-hardy annuals and other bedders like antirrhinums, African marigolds, begonias, gazanias and lobelias ?
However, young antirrhinums and cabbages did consistently well in this growing bag peat-free compost and after five weeks their quality matched or out-performed those in peat.
Sow under glass slow-maturing bedding plants such as African marigolds, petunias, lobelia and antirrhinums.
Use a heated propagator to sow half-hardy annuals and other bedding plants including antirrhinums, African marigolds, Begonia semperflorens, gazanias and lobelias.
A Both antirrhinums and dianthus will flower well into the autumn and if you trim them lightly they will reflower early next spring.
Petunias, antirrhinums, pelargoniums, penstemons and verbena are especially good.
You can pinch the tops out to make them branch out, as you can with antirrhinums.
Rust can affect hollyhocks, antirrhinums, and chrysanthemums.