Snapdragon – Floral Showers

Grows in an array of beautiful colours and has a delicious fragrance. These dwarf plants keep blooming over a long season equally well in spring and fall. Flowers are edible, but used mostly for their ornamental value.

Available only as a plant. Not available as seed.
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Description

Botanical name
Antirrhinum majus

Family
Scrophulariaceae

Spacing
12-20 cm (5-8″) apart. Grows to 15-20 cm (6-8″) high.

Depth
Sow seeds on soil surface.

Requirements
Grows best in full sun to light shade, in light, sandy, rich, well-drained soil.

Germination
Seeds should sprout in 10-14 days.

Pests
Aphids, mites, mealybugs, whiteflies

Timing
Start indoors 6-8 weeks before planting out. Plant or sow after last frost.

Growing
Keep moderately moist and feed monthly.

Harvest
Seed to flower in 80-100 days

Season
Cool, annual