Week 20 – May 18, 2021

Plant Information

Potomac™ Dark Pink Snapdragon

New variety!
  • Potomac™ Dark Pink Snapdragon - Bloom
  • Potomac™ Dark Pink Snapdragon - Single Stem, White Background
  • Potomac™ Dark Pink Snapdragon - FloretShot, White Background
  • Potomac™ Dark Pink Snapdragon - Mono Vase, White Background
  • Potomac™ Dark Pink Snapdragon - Grower Bunch
Growing Information:
Culture Guidelines
Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Antirrhinum majus

Common Name: Snapdragon, Cut Flower

Hardiness Degree: 32°F (0.0°C)

Blooming Season: Late Summer, Late Spring, Summer

Plant Habit: Upright

Characteristics: Attracts Hummingbirds, Fragrant Flowers, Attracts Bees, Frost Tolerant

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Every two weeks

Height: 39 - 60" (99 - 152cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Excellent choice for professional cut flower growers.

Grower Information:

Snaps second to none
We are the world’s leading supplier of cut flower snaps, with an unsurpassed choice of top-producing varieties selected for stem and flower quality, photoperiodic response and earliness to flower. With selections streamlined into 4 flowering response groups – including our popular Potomac family – you’ll find it a “snap” to build an all-year program of successful growing.

(Group 3,4)

Stem length: 39 to 60 in./99 to 152 cm
Planting density: 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

  • Tops for production during periods of high light, long days and warm temperatures.
  • Plants produce tall, strong stems and long spikes with good flower quality. 
  • Can be grown year-round with supplemental high-intensity light.

(Group 4)

Brings a key colour in the dark pink/rose category in line with the newer breeding in the Potomac series; a great match to Pink. Replaces Rose with a more uniform flowering variety and improved bud taper.

'Balmocarp'
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