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Toadflax, Baby snapdragon
Scientific Name: Linaria maroccana Hook. f.
Family: Scrophulariaceae
Toadflax, Baby snapdragon (Linaria  maroccana)
Linaria 'Fantasy Speckled Pink'
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: All zones

Heat Tolerance: Cool season annual in Phoenix

Sun Exposure: Full sun to light shade

Origin: Morocco

Growth Habits: Annual, up to 18 inches tall (45 cm) depending on the variety

Watering Needs: Moderate water

Propagation: Seeds

Toadflax, Baby snapdragon (Linaria  maroccana)

Toadflax, Baby snapdragon (Linaria  maroccana)

Cultural Practices:
Broadcast seeds in the fall in mild climates or in early spring in cooler area. Thin 6 inches apart. They can also be sowed inside 6 weeks before the last frost. Cut down 2/3 of their height after the first flush of flowers to make them bloom again.

Blooming Habits:
Purple or violet flowers.

Fruiting Habits:

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