Has anyone heard of Butterfly Snapdragons and how I could acquire seeds
or plants? My grandfather grew these in his big city townhouse backyard
about 35 years ago. They were big and bushy and had a distinctly
differeny appearance compared to your standard snapdragon.
Any help or info would be greatly appreciated.
They must be what Stoke's Seeds calls "Azalea flowered." Check out
the "La Bella" series of snapdragons at http://www.stokeseeds.com
(Click through: US or Canadian customer --> Flowers-Annuals -->
Snapdragon-Tall --> La Bella Series) (Available in color mix or single
Johnny's Selected seeds carries La Bella (as a mix only) and describes
them as "butterfly-type" blooms. (http://www.johnnyseeds.com /)
Pinetree garden seeds lists a "Bells Mixture" which they describe as
"butterfly" type blooms. These are dwarf plants.
http://superseeds.com/annualss-z.htm (scroll down)
Pat in Plymouth MI ('someplace.net' is comcast)
Any technology distinguishable from magic is insufficiently advanced.
I've been growing snapdragon "Madam Butterfly" for a few years now. It's
almost as tall as "Rocket" and really nice looking. They're like double
flowers and don't snap like Rocket. I got them from Stokes a couple
years ago, but there are other seed companies that carry them also.
Haven't tried "La Bella" yet.
Pat Kiewicz wrote:
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