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Snapdragon - Tetra Mix

Snapdragon - Tetra Mix

Antirrhinum majus

Named after its scented flowers which vaguely resemble a dragon's face. These 20" tall stately beauties come in a rainbow of colors and make an excellent choice for garden beds and cut flower bouquets. Deadhead frequently for prolonged flowering. Full sun. Annual. (1/2 Gram Packet)  

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Average Seed / oz Seed / 100' Row Average Yield / 100' Row Days to Harvest
212000 n/a n/a 30-40
Planting Season Ideal Soil Temp Sun Frost Tolerance
After Last Frost 60-70°F Partial Sun Frost Sensitive
Sowing Method Seed Depth Direct Seed Spacing Seeds Per Packet
Transplant or Direct Seed 1/16" 1/2" 2365
Mature Spacing Days to Sprout Production Cycle Seed Viability
6-12" 10-21 Annual 3 years

Site Selection

Snapdragon is an annual or short-lived perennial (Zones 5-7) that prefers full sun and well-drained soil high in organic matter.


Snapdragons are moderately frost tolerant and do best in cool weather. Start seed indoors 6-8 weeks before the last frost and transplant outdoors just before the last frost. Optimum soil temperature for germination is 60-70˚F. Seeds will sprout in 10-14 days. Deadhead to extend flowering period.

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