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Moroccan Toadflax

Linaria maroccana

Also known as

Annual Toadflax, Toadflax, Fairy bouquet linaria

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Full Sun
Easy care
Moderate watering
Half-hardy

10a

USDA zone

-1°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

45cm

Max

20cm

20cm

Min

15cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

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Moroccan Toadflax Overview

Linarias are an annual herb grown for their colourful flowers, that resemble snapdragons. The flower is often purple in color with white near the throat, but flowers of many different colors are bred for the garden. Dwarf cultivars are also available.

Common problems with Moroccan Toadflax

Susceptible to aphids and powdery mildew

    How to harvest Moroccan Toadflax

    Flowers can be cut and use for the vase.

    How to propagate Moroccan Toadflax

    Seed

    Sow seed in situ in spring time, they self-seed well after that.

    Special features of Moroccan Toadflax

    Attracts useful insects

    Attracts bees

    Pot plant

    Can grow in containers, place in sunny position and provide well draining, sandy potting medium.

    Other uses of Moroccan Toadflax

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

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    Annuals are mostly, self seeders and flower every year giving you lots of bang for your buck.

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