Black Prince Snapdragon Seeds

Heirloom

#1326
Availability: In Stock

Doesn't the name tell all? Snapdragon lovers will have to have the royal 'Black Prince' gracing their gardens. Snapdragons bloom heaviest in cool weather, taking a break in the fall, with 'Black Prince' foliage turning bronze as the weather cools.

$1.79 100 mg

Botanical Name: Antirrhinum majus

Family: Plantaginaceae

Native: Southern Europe, Northern Africa, and West Asia

Hardiness: Usually grown as an annual, though perennial in USDA zone 5 and warmer.

Plant Dimensions: 16"–18" tall, 10" wide

Variety Information: 1" flowers of very deep crimson start blooming on the lower part of the flower stalks, moving up, until the last flower to open is the the top of the stalk.

Exposure: Full sun to part shade

Bloom Period: Blooms heaviest in cool weather

Attributes: Attracts Pollinators, Cut Flower, Deer Resistant, Good for Containers

When to Sow Outside: Cold Climates: 4 to 6 weeks before your average last frost date or as soon as soil can be worked. Mild Climates: Late summer to early fall for winter and spring bloom.

When to Start Inside: RECOMMENDED. 8 to 10 weeks before your average last frost date.

Days to Emerge: 10–15 days

Seed Depth: Surface

Seed Spacing: A group of 3 seeds every 6"

Thinning: When ½" tall, thin to 1 every 6"

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Black Prince Snapdragon Seeds Reviews

2 reviews
Best out of three
Review star icon Review star icon Review star icon Review star icon Review star icon Jan 16, 2019
I grew three varieties of snapdragon last year and out of the three (and at least one of the other two were hybrids), this one performed best. It was the least likely to need support and was vigorous and rebloomed throughout the year with deadheading.
Heather Brook

Performed Great!
Review star icon Review star icon Review star icon Review star icon Review star icon Jan 23, 2020
These snapdragons were excellent -- good germination, tolerated transplanting well, bloomed throughout the summer and most of fall without deadheading. Even after they stopped blooming, the plants survived through several frosts in December and a few dustings of snow. I was surprised by how cold hardy they turned out to be, and was very satisfied with them overall. Will be growing them again in the spring.
Heather H.

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