Antirrhinum hispanicum ‘Trailing Pink’

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Description

(Antirrhinum hispanicum)

Masses of medium-sized pink snapdragon flowers on a soft stemmed, fleshy prostrate evergreen perennial plant.

POSITION & USES

In the garden trailing snapdragons are suited to planting in rock pockets, over retaining walls and to the front of beds containing other small perennials. They are ideally suited to containers and hanging baskets where they make a “full on” eye catching display.

CULTIVATION

Prefers a moist, well drained open soil with plenty of organic matter. Prune back lightly after flowering to encourage a second flush.

FERTILISING

Regular applications of Seasol and Power Feed will keep it looking its best.

Plant Attributes

HAT COLOUR Pink
SPECIAL QUALITIES A compact, trailing snapdragon with typical large flowers that cover the plant.
FLOWERS The mid pink flowers smother the trailing stems over the spring months. Cutting back produces a further flowering flush. Masses of medium-sized pink snapdragon flowers on a soft stemmed, fleshy prostrate evergreen perennial plant.
PLANTS NEEDED PER SQUARE METRE 4
HABIT This snapdragon is a soft stemmed perennial with attractive, rounded, grayish leaves and grows into a small, compact plant.
WIDTH 20 cm
HEIGHT 80 cm