Snapdragon Liberty Classic Mix Snapdragon Snapshot Mix

Blooming Season:  Spring, summer, fall

Plant Habit: Upright

Characteristics: Easy care

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Every two weeks

Height: Various, Liberty- 18-22", Snapshot- 6-8"

Exposure: Sun

General Information: 

1. Choose the Right Location:

Snapdragons thrive in full sun to partial shade. Select a location in your garden that receives at least 6 hours of direct sunlight per day. Ensure that the soil is well-draining and rich in organic matter.

2. Prepare the Soil:

Before planting, prepare the soil by removing any weeds or debris. Incorporate compost or well-rotted manure to improve the soil's fertility and drainage. Snapdragons prefer slightly acidic to neutral soil with a pH level between 6.0 and 7.0.

3. Watering:

Keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged. Water the plants deeply once or twice a week, depending on the weather conditions. Avoid overhead watering, as it can lead to fungal diseases. Instead, water at the base of the plants.

5. Fertilizing:

Apply a balanced fertilizer, such as a 10-10-10 or 14-14-14 formula, every couple of weeks during the growing season. Follow the manufacturer's instructions for application rates. Avoid over-fertilizing, as it can result in leggy growth and fewer flowers.

6. Pruning:

Regularly deadhead the faded flowers to encourage continuous blooming. Cut the flower stalks back to the base of the plant once they have finished blooming.

7. Pests and Diseases:

Monitor your snapdragons for common pests such as aphids, spider mites, and snails. Treat any infestations promptly with organic insecticides or by handpicking. To prevent diseases, ensure good air circulation around the plants and avoid overhead watering.

8. Enjoy the Blooms:

With proper care and attention, your snapdragons will reward you with a stunning display of colorful blooms. These versatile flowers are perfect for adding beauty to flower beds, borders, and containers. Or cut some blooms to create charming floral arrangements for your home.



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