Snapdragon Madame Butterfly
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.
|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.|
|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|
Provide horisontal plant support to keep flowering stems upright. When stems fall over, they bend upwards and don't straighten again.
Harvest when 1/3 of the florets on the stem are open. Epected vase life is 7-10 days.