Botanical Name: Antirrhinum majus
Native: Southern Europe, Northern Africa, and West Asia
Hardiness: Usually grown as an annual, though perennial in USDA zone 5 and warmer.
Plant Dimensions: 24″–36″ tall, 12″–24″ wide
Variety Information: 1″ flowers in shades of red, white, yellow, and pink start blooming on the lower part of the 24″-36″ flower stalks, moving up, until the last flower to open is the the top of the stalk.
Exposure: Full sun to part shade
Bloom Period: Blooms heaviest in cool weather
Attributes: Attracts Pollinators, Cut Flower, Deer Resistant, Good for Containers
When to Sow Outside: Cold Climates: 4 to 6 weeks before your average last frost date or as soon as soil can be worked. Mild Climates: Late summer to early fall for winter and spring bloom.
When to Start Inside: RECOMMENDED. 8 to 10 weeks before your average last frost date.
Days to Emerge: 10–15 days
Seed Depth: Surface
Seed Spacing: A group of 3 seeds every 12″
Thinning: When ½” tall, thin to 1 every 12″