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Linaria maroccana

Toadflax

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  • Linaria maroccana | Copyright Greenplantswap 2018
  • Linaria maroccana | Copyright Greenplantswap 2018

Features

  • BloomsJune to August
  • Height0.2m to 0.5m
  • Spread0.1m to 0.2m
  • Growth HabitMound
  • Flower ColourRed, yellow, purple, white, pink, bronze
  • Leaf ColourLight green

Description

Linaria maroccana (Toadflax). This is a half-hardy annual producing a compact, bushy plants which produces hairy lance-shaped leaves and tiny snapdragon-like blossoms in red, yellow, purple, white, pink, or bronze.

Characteristics

Annual, Herbaceous

Other common names

Fairy bouquet linaria

Origin

Morocco

Interest and use

Rock garden, border, edging, greenhouse, cutting bed, walls

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Sandy, Chalky
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterDry

Cultivation

They will require rich, well-drained, preferably sandy soil with moderate water and full sun. You will need to deadhead after the first flowering will benefit for further blooming.

Propagation

You can sow the seed directly in the autumn or very early in spring. Also self-seeding.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Susceptible to root and stem rot.

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