Antirrhinum braun-blanquetii

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Antirrhinum braun-blanquetii Rothm.

Scrophulariaceae

Life form: perennial

Exposure: sun   8

Moisture: moderately moist

Soil: sandy loam - Soil: gritty loam

Arrangement: opposite
Leaves:

Shape: ovate

Division: simple

Shape: not specified
Fruit: poricidal capsule

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Inflorescence: raceme

Petals: not specified
Habit: not specified

Growth form: stemless

Taxonomy

Divisio:
Magnoliophyta
Subdivisio:
Magnoliophytina
Classis:
Rosopsida
Subclassis:
Lamiidae
Superordo:
Lamianae
Ordo:
Scrophulariales

Antirrhinum braun-blanquetii is a perennial.

Naming

Antirrhinum braun-blanquetii was described by Werner Hugo Paul Rothmaler in 1954. The name is considered as validly published.

Taxonomy

Antirrhinum braun-blanquetii is a species in the genus Antirrhinum which contains approximately 30 to 137 species and belongs to the family of the Scrophulariaceae (Figwort Family).

Characteristics

Growth

The perennials have a stemless growth and reach heights of 60 to 120 centimetres.

Leaves

Antirrhinum braun-blanquetii has simple leaves that are opposite. The leaves are ovate.

Flowers and Fruits

Antirrhinum braun-blanquetii produces racemes of ligth-yellow flowers from June to October.

The perennials produce poricidal capsules.

Root System

Distribution

Antirrhinum braun-blanquetii is native to northern Portugal and northern Spain.

Cultivation

The perennials prefer a sunny situation on moderately moist soil. The substrate should be sandy-loamy or gritty-loamy soil with a pH between 6,5 and 7,5. They tolerate temperatures down to -12°C (USDA zone 8).

Tolerance of special soil conditions

  • none: waterlogging, winter dampness

Uses

The recommended planting distance is 20 to 40 centimetres, the perennials are best planted in groups of 5 to 10. Suited as cemetery plant.

Maintenance and Propagation

The plants need little to no maintenance if grown under suitable conditions.

  • Winter protection from black frost.


Cultivars

Pests and Diseases

Literature

  • Walter Erhardt, Erich Götz, Nils Bödeker, Siegmund Seybold: Der große Zander. Eugen Ulmer KG, Stuttgart 2008, ISBN 978-3-8001-5406-7. (Ger.)
  • Christoper Brickell (Editor-in-chief): RHS A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants. Third edition. Dorling Kindersley, London 2003, ISBN 0-7513-3738-2.

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