Linaria Garden Guide
Linaria Stats at a Glance
Botanical Name: Linaria maroccana
Common Name(s): Toadflax, baby snapdragon, Moroccan toadflax, spurred snapdragon
Height: 8 to 15 inches
Soil Conditions: Moist, well-drained soil
Sun: Full sun/partial shade
Soil pH Conditions: 5.5-6.5
Notes: This striking blanket of flowers should not be confused with its relative Linaria vulgaris, which is a wildflower variety that is considered invasive.
Starting Linaria from Seed
Though you can attempt to start from seed indoors, wildflowers often perform best when broadcast directly into the garden from seed. Sow seeds in a prepared garden bed by mixing sand with the seed to help to distribute it easily. Lightly compress the seeds into the soil with a seed roller.
When to Plant Linaria
Where to Plant Linaria
Linaria will grow under a variety of soil conditions, but performs best in fertile soil.
Prefers locations with full sun.
Linaria Plant Spacing
Linaria Care and Maintenance
Linaria requires very little maintenance once established. The plant is moderately drought tolerant but will perform better when soil is kept moist.
The most common pests associated with linaria include: none