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Sarah Raven Antirrhinum Collection

If you like a rich colour palette, these snapdragons hit the spot. These are brilliant border fillers and cut flowers in the loveliest spectrum of colours.
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40 seeds

20 seedlings

40 seedlings

5 jumbo seedlings

Delivery:

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

Details:

Position
Cutting Garden
Soil
Neutral - Alkaline
Flowers
June - October
Height
60cm (24in)
Moisture
Moist but Well-drained
Aspect
Full Sun
Spread
40-50cm (16-20in)
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

If you like a rich colour palette, these snapdragons hit the spot. A brilliant mix of tall varieties, which make marvellous border fillers and cut flowers, containing 'Sonnet Burgundy', 'Sonnet Carmine', 'Sonnet Crimson' and 'Sonnet Orange Scarlet'.

The seed packet contains a mix of:
  • Antirrhinum majus 'Sonnet Burgundy' F1
  • Antirrhinum majus 'Sonnet Carmine' F1
  • Antirrhinum majus 'Sonnet Crimson' F1
  • Antirrhinum majus 'Sonnet Orange Scarlet' F1
The seedling collection contains:
  • 5 or 10 seedlings of Antirrhinum majus 'Sonnet Burgundy' F1
  • 5 or 10 seedlings of Antirrhinum majus 'Sonnet Carmine' F1
  • 5 or 10 seedlings of Antirrhinum majus 'Sonnet Crimson' F1
  • 5 or 10 seedlings of Antirrhinum majus 'Sonnet Orange Scarlet' F1
The jumbo seedling collection contains:
  • 2 jumbo seedlings of Antirrhinum majus 'Sonnet Burgundy' F1
  • 1 jumbo seedling of Antirrhinum majus 'Sonnet Carmine' F1
  • 1 jumbo seedling of Antirrhinum majus 'Sonnet Crimson' F1
  • 1 jumbo seedling of Antirrhinum majus 'Sonnet Orange Scarlet' F1

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.