Liberty Mix, Snapdragon Seeds

Snapdragon

Liberty Mix, Snapdragon Seeds

Snapdragon

The Snapdragon Liberty Mix provides tall and luscious spikes of colorful blooms that are the perfect addition to any home garden! Bedding plant growers appreciate the uniformity of bloom time across the series.
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Product Details

Botanical Name

Antirrhinum majus

Seed Type

Seed

Seeds Per Gram

16183

Seeds Per Pound

7250000

Packet

50 seeds

Seeds Per Ounce

453125

Sow Method

Direct Sow,Transplant

Categories

Flowers

Zones

1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10

Weight

0.01

Depth

0.25

Height

4.5

Width

3.25

Growing Instructions

Learning Download: How to Grow Snapdragons

Snapdragons are a popular, old-fashioned and cool-seasoned annual that produces sweet-smelling and long-lasting blooms on spikes.

Before Planting: To increase germination rates, some gardeners believe in freezing seeds for a few days before planting.

Planting: Plant Snapdragon seeds after the last hard frost, but they will tolerate a lighter frost. Plant in partial shade if you want to see them last through the summer and begin blooming again in the fall.

Watering: Keep well-watered throughout their growing season.

Fertilizer: Once established, Snapdragons are not heavy feeders. However, adding organic matter such as manure or compost to the bed will promote plant health.

Days to Maturity: Snapdragons continue to produce blooms from early to midsummer.

Harvesting: Cut the snapdragons at a 45-degree angle just above a leaf node. Cut them early in the day.

Tips: Deadheading will encourage more blooms and increase the blooming period.

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