Week 18 – May 05, 2021

Plant Information

Purple Twist Snapdragon

  • Purple Twist Snapdragon - Bloom
  • Purple Twist Snapdragon - Container
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Antirrhinum majus

Common Name: Snapdragon

Hardiness Degree: 32°F (0.0°C)

Blooming Season: Early Spring, Autumn, Winter

Plant Habit: Upright

Characteristics: Fragrant Flowers

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Every two weeks

Height: 39 - 60" (99 - 152cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Excellent choice for professional cut flower growers. A novelty variety adds a fun twist to your cut flower snapdragon program. The flowers are slightly fragrant and have a unique purple and white striped color pattern.

Grower Information:

(Group 2)

Stem Length: 39 to 60 in./99 to 152 cm
Planting desity: 6 to 10 plants/ft2 (64 to 106) plants/m2); high-density planting under high-light or field situation
Best for: Greenhouse, high tunnel

Plug crop time: 4 to 5 weeks
Transplant to finish: 8 to 10 weeks; less than optimal crop season may affect finishing time for a duration of up to 18 weeks; refer to the PanAmerican Seed Product Information Guide at panamseed.com for details

  • Unique standalone variety adds novelty to your snap program.
  • Can be produced under short days/moderate light conditions with night temperatures of 50 to 55°F/10 to 13°C during production.
  • Can be scheduled and grown along with the Maryland series.
  • Striped pattern varies depending on the growing environment – when grown in warmer greenhouse conditions, the white stripes are more dense/prominent, and when grown under cool outside/tunnel conditions, the purple is more dense/prominent.