Antirrhinum (aka Snapdragon) - tall varieties

Botanical Name  Antirrhinum majus

Height  60cm

Width  25-30cm

Spacing  25-30cm

Position  Semi-shade to sun

Planting Time   All year

Flowering in  8-10 weeks

Available Seasons  All year

Perennial best treated as annual. Two-lipped flower on tall spikes. A versatile plant available in many colours and sizes. Taller types look brilliant when massed planted in rear garden beds, excellent cut flower. Remove spent flowers regularly, apply liquid fertiliser (low nitrogen) when in bud to encourage new flowers. Protect taller varieties from wind, may require staking. Salt and wind sensitive.