'- Fantastic, easy to grow Snapdragon
- Spikes of softly fragrant, two-tone blooms
- Makes a great cut flower
Fantastic, easy to grow Snapdragon for beds and borders. Get the vintage look in your garden with this handsome Snapdragon. Plants are really easy to grow, performing strongly in sunny borders as well as shady spots. The spikes of softly fragrant blooms are two-tone, long-lasting and make a great cut flower option. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread 40cm (16").
Culinary note: These pretty flowers can be used as garnishes or dressings but can have a bland or sometimes bitter taste.
Sow Antirrhinum seeds indoors or under glass from January to March on the surface of a good quality seed compost and gently firm down. Place the seed tray in a propagator at a temperature of 20-25C (68-77F) or seal inside a clear polythene bag until germination which takes 10 - 21 days. Keep the compost damp but not wet and do not exclude light.
When seedlings are large enough to handle, transplant into 7.5cm (3") pots and grow Snapdragon plants on in cooler conditions. When all risk of frost has passed, gradually acclimatise to outdoor conditions over 7 – 10 days before planting outdoors. Plant Snapdragons at a distance of 30cm (12") apart on any light, well drained soil in full sun.