Toadflax Flowers Seeds - Fairy Bouquet, Spurred Snapdragon
- Greatt pot filler or border flower,Hanging baskets, attract birds and Butterfly
Toadflax is a multi-shaded flower native to Morocco. This Northern Lights Mix has slightly taller flowers than the Toadflaxâs Fairy Bouquet Mix and it is shaded with a stronger crimson tone. Toadflax makes an excellent pot filler or border flower and is often called a mini snapdragon because it mimics them in appearance. This flower grows well in full sun or partial shade. Blooms for this flower will last longer in cooler climates. Toadflax favors loose, sandy soil and is more aesthetic if it is heavily seeded. In zones 7-10 Toadflax can be planted in fall or spring. But fall plant this flower if you live in an area with a warmer climate. This flower also comes in tall and dwarf varieties.
Toadflax (Linaria Maroccana) - What a spectacular display of colors from Toadflax seeds. This wildflower seed is extremely tiny, but it is easy to grow and very rewarding. Native to Morocco, Toadflax, also called Baby Snapdragon, is an upright, branching annual that typically grows to 9 - 18 inches tall. Toadflax features long-spurred, two-lipped, miniature snapdragon-like flowers and small lance-shaped fleshy blue green leaves. Toadflax flowers bloom spring to fall in cool summer climates, but usually stop blooming in the heat of summer in hot climates. In the wild, the Baby Snapdragon Toadflax bloom color is usually purple-violet with a yellow blotch on the palate. Cultivars extend the color range to include shades of lavender, yellow, orange, pink, red and white, usually with contrasting color blotches on the palates. Very lovely and perfect for the front of the flower border. Hummingbirds and butterflies will visit Toadflax wildflowers often!
How To Grow Toadflax: Sow Toadflax seeds outdoors as soon as the ground can be worked. Prepare the seedbed by weeding and loosening the soil. Press the Toadflax wildflower seeds into the soil but do not cover it. Keep it moist until germination.
Approximate seeds per pound: 6,800,000
USDA Zones: 3 - 10
Height: 9 - 18 inches
Bloom Season: Mid-summer
Bloom Color: Mix
Environment: Full sun to partial shade
Soil Type: Light, sandy, pH 5.8 - 7.2
Deer Resistant: Yes
Temperature: 55 - 65F
Average Germ Time: 10 - 20 days
Light Required: Yes
Depth: Do not cover the seed but press into the soil
Sowing Rate: 1/3 ounce per 1,000 square feet or 1 pound per acre
Moisture: Keep seeds moist until germination
Plant Spacing: 9 inches
Materials: winter and spring,permanent location,Grow them,plants can tolerate a light fros,welldrained soil