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Snapdragons are great plants for sunny borders. The flowers have five lobes with upper and lower "jaws". When the bases of the flowers are pinched the "jaws" of the flowers snap open.
This candy-stick mix brings old-fashioned flair to the early garden. Solid blooms are slightly speckled with contrasting colors, for a fun and luscious look. Fine for cuts, too. Ht. 12-16".
|Plant Types:||Annual, Perennial|
|Light:||Shade to Full Sun|
|Height:||1 foot to 1 foot 6 inches|
|Width:||1 foot to 1 foot 3 inches|
|Zones:||9a to 11b|
|Bloom Color:||Orange, Red, White, Yellow|
|Bloom Seasons:||Early spring, Mid spring, Late spring, Early summer, Mid summer, Late summer|
|Special Features:||Deer resistant, Naturalizing, Not North American native|
|Fertilizer:||Miracle-Gro® Water Soluble All Purpose Plant Food|
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Seeds are generally sown in late summer to early spring in flats and then planted later. In areas with milder winters the plants can be set outside in early fall.
Snapdragons range in size from 6 in. to 2 ft. wide.
If the snapdragons are set outside in early fall and reach bud stage before the night temperature drops below 50°F/10°C, they will bloom from winter until the weather gets hot. Deadhead for continued blooming.
Snapdragons do best in fertile, yet sharply drained soils.