If you love "snaps" you'll want to grow this dwarf variety of the old garden favorite. With a lovely combination of colors, it adds charm when planted with other low-growing annuals in flower beds and borders. The perfect size for containers, or even hanging baskets, and attract pollinators. Snaps do best in cool weather. A good cut flower for your petite bouquet.
• Botanical Name: Antirrhinum majus
• Family: Plantaginaceae
• Native: Southern Europe, Northern Africa, and West Asia
• Hardiness: Usually grown as an annual, though perennial in USDA zone 5 and warmer.
• Plant Dimensions: 6"–8" tall and 3"–4" wide
• Variety Information: 1" flowers in shades of red, white, yellow, and pink start blooming on the lower part of the flower stalks, moving up, until the last flower to open is the the top of the stalk.
• Exposure: Full sun to part shade
• Bloom Period: Blooms heaviest in cool weather
• Attributes: Attracts Pollinators, Cut Flower, Deer Resistant, Good for Containers
• When to Sow Outside: Cold Climates: 4 to 6 weeks before your average last frost date or as soon as soil can be worked. Mild Climates: Late summer to early fall for winter and spring bloom.
• When to Start Inside: RECOMMENDED. 8 to 10 weeks before your average last frost date.
• Days to Emerge: 10–15 days
• Seed Depth: Surface
• Seed Spacing: A group of 3 seeds every 3"
• Thinning: When ½" tall, thin to 1 every 3"
• Harvesting: For longest vase life, harvest in the morning, choosing stems that have about half of the bottom flowers open.