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Linaria purpurea
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Plant Type: Perennials

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. Best in temperate northern climates, Toadflax is popular for it's spikes of bright, snapdragon-like blooms. Long-spurred flowers. They are easy to grow in full sun and sandy, well-drained soil.

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Growing & Maintenance Tips:

Grow in full sun and sandy, well-drained soil.

Flower Color


Foliage Color

Plant Spread

2 ft.

Good Companions

Plant Height

2-3 ft.

Scape Height

Hardness Zone


Soil Moisture

Sandy, well-drained soil.

Characteristics & Attributes


Container, Long-blooming, Showy flowers, Cut flowers, Edging, Border, Rock garden

Bloom Time

Late spring through early summer

Critter Resistance


Full to part sun

Growth Rate

Seasonal Interests