Linaria purpurea

Purple Toadflax

Best in temperate northern climates, these annuals, biennials, and perennials are popular for their spikes of bright, snapdragon-like blooms. Long-spurred flowers are usually bicolor with contrasting lips. Blooms are yellow, blue, purple, or violet. Excellent cut flowers. Plant them as edging, borders, or in rock gardens. They are easy to grow in full sun and sandy, well-drained soil. Grow as an annual where summers are hot. Add to your plants by division. Grown from seed, they bloom the second year.
Linaria purpurea, Purple Toadflax
Its long slender spikes of purplish blue flowers with white throats reach 3 feet tall. Narrow leaves are grayish green. Use in natural gardens or in English cottage gardens.

Attributes - Linaria purpurea

Plant Type: Perennial

Bloom Season: Late Spring through Late Summer

Flower Color: Purple

Foliage: Deciduous

Height: 2 ft. to 3 ft.

Width: 2 ft.

Sunlight: Full Sun, Partial Sun

Climate: Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

Notes: Container Plants, Long Blooming, Showy Flowers. Susceptible to Root Rot.

Related Plants

Linaria purpurea 'Canon Went', Linaria vulgaris
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