Snapdragon

Snapdragon

Antirrhinum majus

Plant family

Plantain family (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

The season for this plant has not yet begun. The following instructions are for the beginning season.

Mid of October

Propagating

Mid of November

Transplanting

End of December

Harden

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

Downy mildew

Powdery mildews

Pests

Aphids

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