Unique double-petal type snapdragon in a stunning pale apricot flushed with creamy white.
Also known as an azalea type, Madame Butterfly has double petals creating full, fluffy blooms with a Victorian look. Excellent cut flower.
Edible Flowers: The flowers are a colorful garnish for use in salads, desserts, and drinks. The flavor is floral and slightly bitter, so use sparingly and ensure that no contact has been made with chemicals or fresh manure or compost.
Growing and Harvest Information
Plant Type: Hardy Annual
Height: 90-120cm (36-48")
Sun: Full Sun
Sow: Indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost.
Transplant: Harden off and transplant once the soil can be worked in the spring
Days to Maturity:100-120 days
Plant Spacing: 25-30cm (9-12")
Pinch: Yes, when 4-6" tall
Vase Life:7-10days, floral preservative is recommended
Potential Harvest Yield: 6-10stems per plant
Harvest Tips: Harvest when flowers when ½ of the flowers are open. Snapdragons are sensitive to ethylene and should be kept separate from ethylene-producing fruit.
Approximate Seeds per Packet: 50
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