Reseeding of snapdragons must depend on climate, or pollinators, or
watering conditions. We've had snapdragons twice out here in our
garden (central California, USDA zone 9, Sunset zone 16) and they have
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Me, too. I was pulling them as weeds until I figured it out. Now I'm
transplanting to redistribute.
Northwest of Boston Zone 5 according to maps, but everything blooms later on
I'd like to know how you manage it! I grew masses of snapdragons from
supermarket seedlings, and then harvested thousands of seeds when they
had dried. Both that summer and the next I planted lots, anticipating
a self-perpetuating mass of blooms til eternity: very dark seeds for
the red flowers, and lighter seeds from showey yellow blooms. Not one
seedling came up!! I tried a few different conditions, still nothing.
I could only conclude they were a hybrid that doesn't give rise to
viable seeds. How disappointing. I'd convinced myself that I was set
to never buy another packet of snapdragon seeds again. That would be
Frugal with a capital F!!!
John Savage (my news address is not valid for email)
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