Also known as
Annual Toadflax, Toadflax, Fairy bouquet linaria
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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
Sow seed in situ in spring time, they self-seed well after that.
Special features of Moroccan Toadflax
Attracts useful insects
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
Annuals are mostly, self seeders and flower every year giving you lots of bang for your buck.