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Week 8 – February 20, 2024

Plant Information

Cool Crimson Snapdragon

  • Cool Crimson Snapdragon - Bloom
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Antirrhinum majus

Blooming Season: Early Spring, Autumn, Winter

Plant Habit: Upright

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

(Group 1,2)

Stem length: 39 to 60 in./1 to 1.5 m
Planting density: 6 to 10 plants/ft.2 (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 for details

  • Best, most uniform Winter-flowering snapdragon has genetically matched varieties with uniformity across the series and within each colour for timing, height and spike quality. 
  • Strong, sturdy stems have long, tight spikes with long tapers. 
  • Best produced under cool conditions; also the best series for dependable harvest during cool months.
  • Well-suited to outdoor growing or under tunnels in California Winter conditions.
  • Excellent production companion to delphiniums.

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