Snapdragon Seed - Madame Butterfly Red

$3.95

Unique double-petal type snapdragon in a stunning red

Also known as an azalea type, Madame Butterfly has double petals creating full, fluffy blooms with a Victorian look. Excellent cut flower. 
Edible Flowers: The flowers are a colorful garnish for use in salads, desserts, and drinks. The flavor is floral and slightly bitter, so use sparingly and ensure that no contact has been made with chemicals or fresh manure or compost.

 

Growing and Harvest Information

Plant Type: Hardy Annual

Height: 75-90cm (30-36")

Sun: Full Sun

Sow: Indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost.

Transplant: Harden off and transplant once the soil can be worked in the spring

Days to Maturity: 100-120 days

Plant Spacing: 25-30cm (9-12”)

Pinch: Yes, when 4-6" tall

Vase Life: 7-10 days, floral preservative is recommended

Potential Harvest Yield: 6-10 stems per plant

Harvest Tips:  Harvest when flowers when ⅓ to ½ of the flowers are open. Snapdragons are sensitive to ethylene and should be kept separate from ethylene-producing fruit.

Approximate Seeds per Packet: 50

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