Snapdragon

Snapdragon

Antirrhinum majus

Plant family

Wegerichgewächse (Plantaginaceae) (Plantaginaceae)

Synonyms

Dragon Flowers

Season Overview

Propagating

Planting

Harvest

J

F

M

A

M

J

J

A

S

O

N

D

Details

Light requirement

Sunny

Water requirement

Dry

Soil

Light (sandy)

Nutrient requirement

Medium

Light germinator

Seeding distance

20 cm

Row spacing

20 cm

Seeding depth

0.6 cm

Instructions

Mid of March

Harden

End of March

Planting

Description

Snapdragons belong to the plantain family (Plantaginaceae) and are very popular garden flowers. With their often multicolored flowers and unusual flower shapes, they are truly fascinating.

Origin:

Mediterranean

Growing tips

Annual snapdragon needs to be reseeded every year. Therefore, from January it can be pre-cultivated indoors to allow flowering from June. After the Ice Saints, it can be planted out in a sunny location with loose, nutrient-rich soil.

Companion Plants

No companion plants

Antagonistic Plants

No antagonistic plants

Diseases

Powdery Mildew

Downy Mildew

Pests

Aphids