Colin Mills, compiler of the Hortus Camdenensis, died in late November 2012 after a short illness. As he always considered the Hortus his legacy, it is his family's intention to keep the site running in perpetuity. It will not, however, be updated in the near future.

Antirrhinum majus ‘Bicolor’

See Antirrhinum majus L. for a description.  Bicolor has scarlet and white flowers probably very similar to the figure given here.  [PD].

Horticultural & Botanical History

See Antirrhinum majus L. for historical information.

History at Camden Park

Listed in the 1845, 1850 and 1857 catalogues [H.9/1845].


Published Sep 24, 2009 - 11:45 AM | Last updated Sep 05, 2011 - 05:12 PM

The illustration is of a snapdragon with red and white flowers.  Saint-Hilaire pl.307, 1831.

Antirrhinum majus L. | Saint-Hilaire pl.307/1831 | BHL


Family Scrophulariaceae
Region of origin

North-east Spain, Portugal, but this variety probably of garden origin

Common Name


Name in the Camden Park Record

Antirrhinum majus bicolor 

Confidence level high