Madame Butterfly Snapdragon
Antirrhinum majus. This is where you will find the butterflies and why it is an AAS Winner. Breathtaking fully double ruffled petals in stunning shades of creams, orange, pink, purple, red, white and yellow and are long lasting, which makes them an ideal cut flower. Tall 24-36" stalks. Approx. 50 seeds/pkg.
Start inside 8-10 weeks before transplanting. Do not cover seed, requires light and a cool soil temperature of 13 degrees C. Transplant 1-2 weeks before last frost. Very frost tolerant when hardened off. Grows well in full sun to light shade. Space 6-12 inches depending on variety.
Pinch out growing tip to encourage branching and more blooms. Feed, water and deadhead or cut flowers for bouquets regularly.