Antirrhinum majus

Snapdragon Madame Butterfly

R60.00

A well-known favourite in the garden and bouquets, these unique beauties boast striking, double petal shaped florets giving them a Victorian quality. The long lasting cut flowers have a delightful bubblegum scent. Bee friendly.

 

40 seeds per packet.

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Flower type:Spike
Life cycle:Hardy Annual
Climate:Behaves as tender perennial in areas with mild summers.
Sowing guide:Direct sow not recommended. Sow in trays in March to December and transplant after 6-8 weeks.
Germination guide:7-14 days @ 22 C. Light required - cover seed with thin layer of vermiculite.
Position:Full Sun
Spacing:15 cm / 23 cm if pinched
Pinch:Yes, when 10 cm high
Flowering time:September (if sown in March) or 100 days after sowing.
Final height:50-100 cm

Growing Tips:

Provide horisontal plant support to keep flowering stems upright. When stems fall over, they bend upwards and don't straighten again.


Harvesting Tips:

Harvest when 1/3 of the florets on the stem are open. Epected vase life is 7-10 days.

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