Linaria purpurea 'Purple'

Toad Flax


Photo courtesy of Swift Greenhouses

  • Showy, slender spikes of small snapdragon like flowers
  • Violet-purple blooms
  • Gray-green foliage
Border or Bed
Border or Bed
Container
Container
Cut Flower/ Foliage
Cut Flower/ Foliage
Full Sun
Full Sun
Summer
Summer
Average Water
Average Water
Dry Soil
Dry Soil



Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Easy to grow.  Prefers average, medium-dry, well drained soil.    Cut back after initial flowering to promote additional blooms.


Height: 20 in
Spacing: 12 in
Price Level 1: $6.99 ea.~#1
Bloom Color: Purple, Violet
Zone: 3-9
Price Level 2: 5 for $30~#1
 

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


Attributes:

  • Container
  • Cut Flower/ Foliage
  • Border or Bed

Exposure:

  • Full Sun

Foliage Color:

  • Gray
  • Green

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Summer

Soil Moisture:

  • Dry Soil
  • Average Water