Snapdragon ‘Madame Butterfly Ivory’


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Snapdragon ‘Madame Butterfly Ivory’

Antirrhinum majus

I’m so excited! We now have Snapdragon Madame Butterfly in Ivory! These double snapdragons look like tiny azalea’s, the tight flower heads keep the pollen hidden for longer making them last in the vase than more open types.

So beautiful, they look wonderful arranged just as they as well as giving that all important ‘swoosh’ to arrangements!

For garden decoration they are just majestic!

I’m thrilled that I can now share this brand new seed variety with you!  I love it alone or blended with our other shades giving endless vase combinations.

How to grow:
Sow undercover from Autumn (in mild climates) and again in Spring for flowers all Summer. Antirrhinum’s are slower to germinate and grow than other Annuals.

Antirrhinums can get ‘rust’ a precautionary spray of fungicide can really help. Keep a vigilant eye and remove any leaves that become infected.  For more detailed growing instructions join our ‘Grow Along’ on Instagram 


Variety: Antirrhinum majus
Type: Hardy Annual
Position: Full sun in free draining soil.
Sow: Spring or Autumn
Germination: Up to 30 days
Pinching: Pinch to encourage branching and more usable stems
Height: 75-80cm
Harvest: May/June – July
Seeds per packet: up to 50 seeds approximately (counted by weight)

Cutting /Vase Life:

Cut snapdragons when just the bottom 2-3 flowers are open for the longest vase life

Place flowers straight into ready buckets of water. We rest our stems for a few hours in water, this is called conditioning.