Snapdragons flower in the spring and summer, in relatively cool weather areas and in winter and spring in warm winter, hot summer areas. The dwarf varieties are excellent when used in borders, or in raised beds or pots. The taller varieties make superb cut flowers and are dramatic vertical accents that look great planted with Delphiniums, Iris, Daylilies, Oriental Poppies, or the taller Campanulas.
CANDY SHOWERS MIX Snapdragon Seeds
A beautiful trailing snapdragon with strong, flexible stems and full, dense growth. It is the first of its kind from seed. Use in containers (1 plant per 6 inch pot) and hanging baskets, or as a brightly colored temporary ground cover. Colors include deep purple, orange, red, rose, white, and yellow. 'Candy Showers Mix' snapdragons grow 6-8 inches tall and spread 12-18 inches across. Packet is 10 Multi-Pelleted seeds. There are 3-5 seeds inside each pellet.
CHANTILLY SERIES Snapdragon Seeds
Vigorous, high performing plants, produce dramatic, sturdy, 36-40 inch stems of huge, open-face "butterfly" type flowers in attractive designer colors. These lightly scented blooms are longer-lived in the garden and the vase than other snapdragons. Plants grows 4-4.5 feet tall and are spectacular when massed.
TWINNY SERIES Snapdragon Seeds
'Twinny' snapdragons produce large, gorgeous, double 'butterfly' type flowers that are perfect for cutting. The exceptionally weather tolerant plants, perform beautifully in both heat and rain. Growing to 12 inches tall, 'Twinny' Snapdragons are excellent in containers, color bowls, raised beds, or the landscape.
Generous portions of vanilla flowers, with dollops of zesty lemon.
Yellow, apricot, and gold blended in a snap.
'Twinny Bronze Shades' snapdragon flowers are a striking, and unique blend of orange, pink, and rose.
'Twinny Peach' Snapdragon is a 2010 All-America Selection Winner. Its flowers are a unique, pleasing blend of peach, lemon and light orange shades.
AROMAS SERIES Snapdragon Seeds
Aromas snapdragons produce profuse amounts of fragrant blooms up to 3 weeks earlier than comparable varieties. The upright plants reach 24-30 inches tall and spread 12-14 inches wide. Aromas snapdragons are a premium variety (with all colors appearing within a 5 day window) for landscaping and cut flowers, blooming in spring and summer in relatively cool weather areas and in winter and spring in warm winter, hot summer areas.
Sweetly fragrant flowers in shades of tangerine and yellow.
CHIMES SERIES Snapdragon Seeds
Strong branching 6-8 inch plants with tightly spaced bright fragrant florets. This is a formula mix of all the Chimes colors, including Bronze, Cherry, Lavender, Pink, Purple/White, Red, Rose/White, White and Yellow. A great dwarf variety for containers, mixed color bowls or at the front of a border. Snapdragons are among the best plants for providing showy colors and a long blooming season. They bloom in spring and summer in relatively cool weather areas, and in winter and spring in warm weather, hot summer areas. Chimes is an excellent variety for edgings and in raised beds or pots.
LA BELLA SERIES Snapdragon Seeds
La Bella snapdragons produce fragrant, open butterfly-type flowers on strong, well-branched, semi-dwarf, 20 inch tall plants. They flower 2-3 weeks longer than traditional snapdragons. 'La Bella' snapdragons are showy in beds, borders and containers and are excellent for cutting.
A formulated mix of 9 La Bella colors including bronze, lavender, light pink, pink, purple, red, red and white, rose, and white.
Showy 18-22 inch flower spikes on well-branched, easy to grow plants. This is a formula mix of all the 'Liberty Classic' colors including Bronze, Cherry, Crimson, Lavender, Light Pink, Rose Pink, Scarlet, White and Yellow. 'Liberty Classic Mix' is a superb cut flower and is a showy vertical accent great for massing in the landscape or combining with other tall flowers in mixed borders.
The dwarf compact, well-branched, free flowering 6-8 inch plants produce striking 3 inch spikes of red & yellow flowers.
The 24 inch tall plants produce a wealth of large, completely double, azalea-shaped flowers in shades of red, pink, purple, lavender, orange, yellow and white. They are superb for cutting. 'Madame Butterfly' is widely adapted and easy to grow. An All-America Selections Winner.
MONTEGO SERIES Snapdragon Seeds
A terrific snapdragon series that is early flowering and a superb garden performer. The dwarf plants grow to 10-12 inches tall, and hold their bright flowers just above the foliage.
This is an improved Royal Carpet, with an earlier and longer bloom season. Grows to 6-8 inches tall and has excellent uniformity and vigor.
Each sturdy, bushy, early blooming, 18-20 inch tall plant produces a sturdy, bubblegum pink, central flower spike, quickly followed by lavish, long stemmed, flowering side shoots. 'Sonnet Pink' is a knock-out in beds or borders and one of the very best snapdragons for cutting.
ROCKET SERIES Snapdragon Seeds
The best tall snapdragon, the 30-36 inch plants produced densely packed spikes of fragrant snapdragons in a wide range of shades. They are among the very best cut flowers.
Includes shades of bronze, lemon, orchid, pink, red, rose, white and yellow. Packet is 50 seeds. Jumbo packet is 1,000 seeds.
How to Plant SNAPDRAGON Seeds
Sow seeds in cell packs or flats, press into soil but do not cover.
Needs light to germinate. Kept
at 55° F., germination
is in 10-21 days. Transplant
dwarf varieties 6-8 inches apart and tall snaps 12-18 inches apart. Direct sowing is rarely successful and not recommended.
Comments: Full sun ideal.Tolerates part sun, especially in warm climates. Likes rich, moist, well-drained soils. Cut plants back after bloom, they will quickly bloom again. Flowers excellent for cutting, sometimes sweetly scented, available in traditional "snapping" flowers, or open mouth "butterfly" or "azalea" flowers. Hummingbirds love snapdragons, the butterfly-types (Chimes, La Bella, Madame Butterfly and Twinny) are easiest for them to feed on. Cold tolerant to about 18° F., Snapdragons are cool weather plants, often grown with and like pansies, completing their bloom cycle when temperatures consistently top 80° F. Deer and rabbit resistant.