Snapdragon is a beautiful annual flower that blooms all l’summer and sometimes even beyond, extending well up’to’fall.
In short, that’you should know:
Name Antirrhinum majus
Family : Scrophulariaceae
Type : Annual
Height : 15 to 120 cm
Exposure : Sun.
Ground : Rather rich, well drained
Flowering : June to September / October
Planting and seeding snapdragon:
Although plant snapdragon:
If you buy directly snapdragons in your bucket, it is recommended to plant in the spring, in the month of May for a flowering in summer.
Whatever the planting medium, prefer a location sunny for maximum flowering.
- Snapdragon likes well-drained land
- Always keep the soil slightly moist from planting up’at the end of flowering
If you want to sow the seeds of snapdragons, start at the end of’winter for establishment spring.
- Sowing under shelter or nursery in March or April
- Getting land in May, ideally after all risk of frost
Snapdragon is a plant that requires very little’maintenance.
- Remove wilted flowers to as to promote’emergence of new flowers.
- During hot weather, n’please water the night to d’prevent your dascias dry out.
- A contribution of’liquid fertilizer at the time of flowering promote more flowers and more vibrant colors.
Leaving your snapdragons in place and undisturbed, they spontaneously resèmeront d’year by year.
Namely the snapdragons:
There are different varieties of snapdragons, high as’we appreciate bouquet, dwarf and semi-dwarf, which are ideal for the realization of flower beds but also bins and planters.
There is also a multitude of colors. Snapdragon can range from yellow to pink via violet, purple, white and orange.
If your snapdragons were to change color over color of’Originally, this is quite normal.
By resemant alone, snapdragon can change’aspect’year.
Snapdragon in the kitchen:
We also use the kitchen snapdragon which has very interesting culinary characteristics.
Although it is sometimes bitter and pungent, the taste is similar to that of’endive, it is very decorative.
Snapdragon in winter:
Although’is an annual, snapdragon is resistant to mild winters replanting of’year.
It withstands temperatures up negative’at -5 °.
If your area has a cold climate the’winter, n’Please protect your snapdragons d’a thick coat of dried leaves, hoping to see them go to the following spring.
From Tall varieties, it will be appreciated ‘Madame Butterfly’ approaching 100 cm, ‘Big Wolf’ and ‘Race precursor’ that exceeds.
From dwarf and semi-dwarf varieties, it should be noted beautiful varieties like ‘Tom Thumb’ (20 cm), Black Clamp’ (40 cm), ‘Goupil’ (50 cm) and Race Sonnet (60 cm)
Malignant Council on the Snapdragon:
Flowers in your garden, balcony or terrace snapdragons for a top result in color!