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Mr Fothergill's Snapdragon Magic Carpet Mixed
Antirrhinum majus - Snapdragon Magic Carpet Mixed
$3.10
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Item code:
5011775000046

Our most popular mixture, a dwarf strain which is much better than the older tall types. Ideal for bedding, tubs, window boxes and border edges. A half-hardy annual, flowering the same year. Prefers a sunny position.

Growing tip: Remove dead heads to prolong flowering season. Cut when first buds are opening for indoor arrangements.

Flowering Period — Summer, Autumn, Spring
Soil Requirements — Well drained soil
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Planting Advice

Sow thinly in trays of seed compost. Just cover the seeds with compost, keep moist and maintain a temperature of 15-20C (60-68F). Germination should take 10-14 days, but may be erratic. Thin (prick out) when seedlings have developed 2-4 leaves. Harden off and plant out when seedlings are 5-10cm tall, allowing 25-30cm between plants. Remove dead heads to prolong flowering season.

Watering needs

Keep this plant moist.

Pruning Advice

Remove dead flower heads to prolong flowering.