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Linaria arenaria

Sand toadflax

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Features

  • BloomsMarch to September
  • Growth HabitStalked clump
  • Flower ColourYellow
  • Leaf ColourGrey green

Description

Linaria arenaria (Sand toadflax). A perennial herb.

Characteristics

Perennial, Herbaceous

Origin

Mediterranean

Interest and use

Suitable for rock gardens and borders and flower arranging. Suitable for coastal conditions.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessHalf hardy (min 0°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Rich, Sandy
  • Soil pH7.0 to 9.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

They will require rich, well-drained, preferably sandy soil with moderate water and full sun. You can sow the seed directly in the autumn or very early in spring.

Propagation

Sow seeds directly in the autumn or very early in spring.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Aphids and powdery mildew.

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