Linaria maroccana growing herbaceous of the genus Linaria also known as Moroccan toadflax or Linaria Fairy Bouquet, Linaria maroccana annual used as ornamental plant for the flowers, flowers attract pollinators and the plant drought tolerant, can grow in mediterranean, desert, subtropics or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 4-11
Leaves color green the leaves soft in leaner shape.
Linaria maroccana flower
Flower color can be, purple, white, pink, yellow or red mostly there is two colors on the flowers, the flowers grow on stems.
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Requirements for Linaria maroccana growing and care:
Frost free, well-drained soil, little fertilize before the bloom
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seedling / Seed (explanation bellow)
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
No, easier to start from seeds
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Spring to summer in cold climate hardiness zone 4-10a / Autumn to winter in warm winter climate in hardiness zone 10b-11
Pests and diseases:
How to prune:
Dead leaves and bloom stems, but mostly no need
Size of the plant:
20-60 cm, 8-24 inches
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing
Small amount of water to average amount of water, the plant prefer average amount but grow well with small amount and it’s also drought tolerant
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Yes, when grow in container need to choose the right soil, can be sand soil or potting mix or even peat soil with perlite, care not to put too much water and the drainage will be okay, switch the soil every few years and cut the roots, the container need to be bigger than the root ball 50% or the desirable size if the roots too much big prune the roots and the leaves.
Spring -summer in cold climate in hardiness zone 4-10a / Autumn – winter in warm winter climate in hardiness zone 10b-11 possible also that will bloom in spring
General information about the flower:
Flower color can be, purple, white, pink, yellow or red mostly there is two colors on the flowers
How to grow Linaria maroccana from seeds
How to grow from seeds
Well drained soil, warm weather
Saving seeds and care until sowing:
Dry and dark place
Spring hardiness zone 4-10a or autumn in hardiness zone 10b-11
15*10cm (4*6 inches) for small cultivars, 20*15cm (8*6 inches)
Depth of Sowing:
0.5cm, 0.25 inches
Conditions for seeds germinate:
Little moist, at least 25°C, sunny location
Watering requires for Seeds:
Small amount of water / Average amount of water, don’t let it dry but don’t have water
Condition of seedling:
Moist soil and better in full sun
Alternative names: Spurred snapdragon flower, Moroccan toadflax, Linaria Fairy Bouquet