Candy Showers Red (Snapdragon/dwarf/trailing)
Latin Name: Antirrhinum majus
Item #: P461C
Suitable for Containers:
Hanging Basket Type
(8 in/20 cm) First ever dwarf, trailing snapdragon from seed. Pkt. contains 10 pellets.
Ideal for hanging baskets and mixed containers with pansies. Strong stems ship easily and hold up in the garden. Multi-pelleted seed. Pkt. contains 10 pellets.
Annual Approx. 102,400 seeds per oz/28 g
GREENHOUSE: Freeze seed for 48 hrs before sowing. Sow Feb. to Mar. 15th for May sales. Use Jiffy Mix or sterilized sandy loam. Firm and water thoroughly before sowing. Sow thinly in rows 1/8 in/3 mm deep, 0.5 in/13 mm wide, 2 in/5 cm apart. Do not cover seeds. Press seed firmly into seed bed. 1/64 oz/0.5 gr sows two (20x12 in/51x31 cm) flats @ 700 - 800 seedlings per flat depending on germination. Cover flats with plastic to conserve moisture. Germinate @ 70°F/21°C soil temp. for 7 days. (80°F/27°C air temp.) As seedlings appear, grow @ 50°F/10°C. Transplant in 6 weeks at the same depth as seedlings. Shade transplants with cheese cloth from direct sun until established. Keep well watered with tempered 60°F/16°C water.
DIRECT SOWING: Sow outside in early May. Transplant dwarf types 6 in/15 cm apart, tall types 8 in/20 cm apart.