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Tall Maximum Blend Snapdragon Seeds

Heirloom

4.75 out of 5 stars
(4 reviews)

Add snapdragon charm to your garden and cut-flower arrangements. A bee magnet, bumblebees climb into the "mouths" and sometimes are completely hidden! Breathtaking when planted in mass. Late afternoon shade is beneficial in hot summer areas. The edible flowers make a pretty garnish on salads, desserts, and cold drinks. Usually grown as an annual, although perennial in USDA zones 5 and warmer. Deer resistant.

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: 30"-36" tall, about 12" wide

Variety Information: 1" flowers in shades of red, white, yellow, and pink start blooming on the lower part of the flower stalks, moving up, until the last flower to open is at 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 12"

Thinning: When ½" tall, thin to 1 every 12"

Harvesting: For longest vase life, harvest in the morning, choosing stems that have about half of the bottom flowers open. Change vase water often.

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Tall Maximum Blend Snapdragon Seeds Reviews

4 reviews

Great growers

4 out of 5 stars Aug 23, 2019
Snapdraggon's are so colorful and grew great! Butterflies and hummingbirds just loved them!
hannah from OH

WONDERFUL

5 out of 5 stars Aug 22, 2020
These are some of the loveliest snapdragons I've ever seen. The seeds begin to sprout quite delicately, but they grow into quite hardy, lush, beautifully colored plants. I have many planted in a strip of garden in full sun along a fenceline garden, and they couldn't be more pleasing to the eye! I'm so pleased by how hearty they are, too!
Hennessy from CO

Beautiful in the vase and in the garden

5 out of 5 stars Jun 19, 2021
Beautiful! Germination was excellent, flowers are tall and lush. Many white ones, but also light and dark pink. I haven't seen any yellow or purple yet. These make beautiful additionals to bouquets.
Wendy from PA

Lovely mix

5 out of 5 stars Jul 3, 2021
These snapdragons germinated so well I had more than I planned to have. I pinched them when they got 4-5 sets of leaves and transplanted the seedlings out when it was warm enough. The have done really well growing 1.5-2 feet tall and have a nice mix of colors. I read that you can squeeze the base of the open bud and puppet the flower to talk and thought that was hilarious. I didn't realize these could be perennials in my zone, so maybe I will leave them in place instead of pulling them out and see if they come back next year.
Steph from UT

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