Snapdragons Sentence Examples
Snapdragons are perhaps one of the most overlooked spring flowers.
Their major clues are coming from a peculiar natural phenomenon among wild Spanish snapdragons.
Among the land plants may be noted the blue anemone; the ranunculus along the road-sides, with a strong perfume of violets; the Malta heath, which flowers at all seasons; Cynomorium coccineum, the curious " Malta fungus," formerly so valued for medicinal purposes that a guard was set for its preservation under the rule of the Knights; the pheasant's-eye; three species of mallow and geranium; Oxalis cernua, a very troublesome imported weed; Lotus edulis; Scorpiurus subvillosa, wild and cultivated as forage; two species of the horseshoe-vetch; the opium poppy; the yellow and claret-coloured poppy; wild rose; Cartaegus azarolus, of which the fruit is delicious preserved; the ice-plant; squirting cucumber; many species of Umbelliferae; Labiatae, to which the spicy flavour of the honey (equal to that of Mt Hymettus) is ascribed; snapdragons; broom-rape; glass-wort; Salsola soda, which produces when burnt a considerable amount of alkali; there are fifteen species of orchids; the gladiolus and iris are also found; Urginia scilla, the medicinal squill, abounds with its large bulbous roots near the sea; seventeen species of sedges and seventy-seven grasses have been recorded.
Other flowers associated with traditional late summer weddings are those that resemble wildflowers or English country garden flowers, such as lilacs, snapdragons, and chrysanthemums.
Snapdragons are available in a wide range of sizes and colors ranging from dwarf snapdragon plants only inches tall to towering garden monsters that need staking to remain upright.
With their spiky flowers and hot colors, snapdragons can be a good plant to bridge the seasons as the garden transitions from spring into summer.
Snapdragons also enjoy cooler temperatures and can be planted now.
Snapdragons are used by the Buckeye butterfly to lay eggs.