Antirrhimun Snapdragon ‘Apollo Ivory’
Years Trialed: 1998
Seed germination good – excellent & quick (3); Excellent color (3); Unusual snapdragon flower form (2); Easy to grow (2); Long stems; Many cuts per plant; Early bloomer; Earlier than ‘Spring Giant’; Uniform for production; Stem length better than the ‘Rocket’ series; Nice stems; Kept producing flowers until frost
Florets are few and/or are too far apart on stems (4); Don’t like the Aopen@ form of the flowers (2); Not as vigorous and strong as ‘Rockets’ which were planted in same bed (2); Customers do not recognize them as snaps; Color looks dirty; Falls apart easily; Stems not as thick as I would have liked; Not a good producer in this color – color itself seemed somewhat weak; Short season – didn’t last as long as ‘Rocket’; Should have support; Low germination (48%).
|Yield (stems/plant)||Stem Length (inches)||Market Appreciation Rating (1)||Repeat Again Rating (1)||Ease of Cultivation Rating (1)|
(1) 1 to 5 scale, with 5 being the best. Market ratings are based on sales to wholesalers, retailers, or final consumers direct.
P.O. Box 438
West Chicago, IL 60186