Antirrhinum 'Liberty Classic Crimson' F1

Antirrhinum 'Crimson' has tall, velvety, rich flowers in a voluptuous deep crimson. This has remained one of our bestsellers. More
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Antirrhinum 'Crimson' has tall, velvety, rich flowers in a voluptuous deep crimson. This has remained one of our bestsellers.

Snapdragons are invaluable plants for their full flower spikes, which last well over a week in water. We sell the elegant, single-colour, tall florist's varieties, which are now very difficult to find.

These varieties have also all been bred for good rust resistance.

Genus Antirrhinum
Variety Liberty Classic Crimson
Type Half-Hardy Annual
Common Name Snapdragon
Border Position Middle
Soil Type Neutral, Sandy
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun, Shelter
Moisture Moist but Well-drained, Well-drained
Height 60cm (24in)
Spacing 30cm (12in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Sow under cover in early spring, pot on and plant out after last frosts. Or sow September-October for planting in a very sheltered spot or in a cold frame. Do not cover seed with compost.
Care Tips Water well, support stems if necessary. Can be grown in container pots.
Flowering July - October, or 18 weeks from sowing seed
Vase Life 7-10 days.
Harvesting Flower production: 3 months.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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Antirrhinum 'Liberty Classic Crimson' F1 reviews

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Reviewed 15th July 2017 by Lucy Craig

I will definitely grown more than one pack of these next year. Stunning, velvety, luscious flower spikes and watching bees climb into the flower as if through a trap door and then emerge covered in pollen is a real treat.

So beautiful!

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Reviewed 18th April 2017 by Jacqueline Gartlan

Grew these from seed last year. Beautiful, luscious looking flowers (2 have survived the winter Southern Ireland), and look even stronger this Spring!


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Reviewed 3rd November 2015 by Emily Hayward

Truly luscious, I can't stop looking at them. Mine has flowered all summer and is still flowering now in early November here in Cheshire. I would definitely buy these again. Really strong plants.

The classiest of the classics

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Reviewed 1st February 2015 by Arthur Parkinson

This variety of snapdragon has the most wondrous blooms tall spires of brilliant rouge in velvet. Sow them in February on a windowsill and prick out once they have got growing well - pinch them out for bushy plants. I've cut them back in Late July and they have then go on to over winter in our northern garden and then bloomed better and bigger the following year !