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Antirrhinum majus 'Potomac Lavender' F1

This is an unusually coloured snapdragon, with smoky, silvery pink flowers on colossal stems.
1

30 seeds

5 seedlings (511593-5)

Delivery:

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sow Under Cover
Direct Sow/ Plant Out
Flowers/ Harvest

Details:

Type
Half-Hardy Annual
Position
Cutting Garden
Soil
Neutral - Alkaline
Flowers
June - September (or until the first frosts from a late sowing)
Height
90cm (36in)
Group/Species
majus
Common name
Snapdragon
Moisture
Moist but Well-drained
Aspect
Full Sun
Spread
30cm (12in)
Cultivation
Sow under cover in early spring, pot on and plant out after last frosts. Or sow September-October for overwintering indoors or planting in a very sheltered spot. Do not cover seed with compost. Thin to 30cm (12in)

Description

This is an unusually coloured snapdragon, with smoky, silvery pink flowers on colossal stems. It’s ghostly and glamorous and has a great vase life, up to 10 days if you keep it cool.

Care Tips

They will need staking, or growing up through horizontally stretched jute netting. Keep picking (not to the ground but to above a pair of leaves), and these will keep flowering for months at a time.