Tall, stately plants with ruffled blooms in a rich variety of colours. Best grown as an annual, its great for mass planting and for cut flowers.

Features

  • Treat as annual
  • Masses of colour
  • Flowers for cutting

Product details

How

Press lightly (as seeds need light to germinate) into trays of Yates Seed Raising Mix.  Firm down and water with a fine mist spray. Keep trays in a warm place and retain moisture by covering with glass or plastic cling wrap untill seedlings appear. Transplant when large enough to handle.

Care

Choose a sunny, well drained soil. Add Yates Blood & Bone and Yates Garden Lime (to acid soils) before planting. Apply Yates Thrive Soluble Fertiliser fortnightly for stronger plants. Pinch prune early buds for heavier branching.  Protect from snails and slugs with Yates Blitzem.

Hint

Cut stalks back after first flush to encourage a second flowering. Autumn sown plants will need protection from frosts when young.

Storage

Store in a cool dry place away from direct sunlight. Keep out of reach of children and pets.

NOT TO BE USED FOR ANY PURPOSE OR IN ANY MANNER CONTRARY TO THIS LABEL UNLESS AUTHORISED

Position Full sun
Plant space 35cm
Sow depth 1mm
Plant height 60-80cm
Germination 10-14 days
Germination (days) 12
Flowering 16 weeks
Flowering (days) 112
Botanical name Antirrhinum majus
Plant variety Tetra Mixed
Suitable for Garden beds

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