Scientific Name: Antirrhinum majus
Common Name: Snapdragon
Propagation Method: Seed
Form Supplied As: Raw
Cultivation Type: Greenhouse, High Tunnel
Planting Density: 65 to 80 plants/sq. meter (6 to 8 plants/sq. foot).
Flower Color (primary): Purple
Flower Color (secondary): White/Cream
Foliage Color: Medium Green
Purple Twist is a novelty snapdragon best suited to production with group 1 or 2.
Stem Length: 99 - 152cm (39 - 60")
Harvest Recommendation: Harvest stems when 5-6 florets have opened. Keep snapdragons vertical after harvest to prevent stems from curling.
Post-Harvest Recommendation: Snapdragons are sensitive to ethylene; it is recommended to treat with an ethylene-inhibiting product after harvest. Hydrate and store in a cooler at 2-5°C (36-41°F) in commercial floral holding solution at the manufacturer recommended rates. Always keep snapdragon stems vertical during storage.
Vase Life Recommendation: 7-10 days