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These packets are produced in association with Kew Gardens
A summer ground cover to banish those weeds for good!
Perfect for containers
Height Up to 30cm (11.8in)
Spread Up to 30cm (11.8in)
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Thompson & Morgan is delighted to work alongside the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew to offer special seed collections to home gardeners. The Kew Collection and The Kew Urban Garden Collection have been specially selected by The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.Antirrhinum 'Magic Carpet' - a summer ground cover to banish those weeds for good! A favourite when I was a child, I couldn't get enough of the small 'snapdragon' blooms, opening and closing them like little puppets in my hand! Height and spread: 30cm (12").
Culinary note: These pretty flowers can be used as garnishes or dressings but can have a bland or sometimes bitter taste. For more details about edible flowers click here.
1 packet (1500 seeds) (52903)
Sow Antirrhinum seeds indoors or under glass from January to March on the surface of a good quality seed compost and gently firm down. Place the seed tray in a propagator at a temperature of 20-25C (68-77F) or seal inside a clear polythene bag until germination which takes 10 - 21 days. Keep the compost damp but not wet and do not exclude light.
When seedlings are large enough to handle, transplant into 7.5cm (3") pots and grow Snapdragon plants on in cooler conditions. When all risk of frost has passed, gradually acclimatise to outdoor conditions over 7 - 10 days before planting outdoors. Plant Snapdragons at a distance of 30cm (12") apart on any light, well drained soil in full sun.
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