Toadflax

18 Apr

Toadflax (Linaria purpurea), deciduous, upright growth 203 feet in height with a narrower spread, small violet-blue flowers summer through fall, full sun to light shade, drought tolerant, good cut flower, reseeds prolifically.

Brightly colored blooms like small, spurred snapdragons (Antirrhinum). Medium green, very narrow leaves. Easy to grow. Best in masses; individual plants are rather wispy.

Linaria purpurea is native to Southern Europe. Narrow, bushy, erect growth to 2 1/2–3 ft. high, 1 ft.wide. Blue-green foliage; violet-blue flowers from spring to late fall.

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