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Scientific Name: Antirrhinum majus
Common Name: Snapdragon, Cut Flower
Propagation Method: Seed
Form Supplied As: Raw
Cultivation Type: Greenhouse, High Tunnel
Planting Density: 80 to 106 plants/sq. meter (8 to 10 plants/sq. foot).
Flower Color (primary): Purple
Flower Color (secondary): Purple
Foliage Color: Medium Green
Potomac is a group 4 snapdragon best for long days, high light and temperatures greater than 16°C (60°F).
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