Antirrhinum majus ‘Black Prince’ – (Snapdragon)

$3.50

Description

This is a very old variety of snapdragon, which has all of the qualities that make for a good garden flower, and it has survived   for 100 years to take its place as a great annual garden plant today.  It has very beautiful soft dark burgundy black  flowers which have a sheen on them like velvet. It is a hardy plant which will flower beautifully  in spring for you , or if you have some heating can also be grown in winter. As a bonus it has lovely bronze foliage .

 

Sowing advice

Sow  in early  spring, summer or autumn. Sow  in trays or pots
Sow onto the surface of moist seed raising mix . Don’t cover as they need light to germinate.
Germination takes 7-10 days at 15-20°C. Transplant when large enough.

Additional information

Classification

Half hardy annual

Common Name

Snapdragon

Family

Scrophulariaceae

Maximum Height

approx 45 cm

Number of seeds in packet

approx 40