How to grow Linaria maroccana

Linaria maroccana grow and care – 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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How to grow 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:
Invasive

Planting season:
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:
Aphids

Pruning season:
All year

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

Water requirement:
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 indoor as houseplant?
No

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.

Blooming information

Bloom season:
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

Sowing requirement:
Well drained soil, warm weather

Saving seeds and care until sowing:
Dry and dark place

Sowing season:
Spring hardiness zone 4-10a or autumn in hardiness zone 10b-11

Planting spacing:
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

Germination time:
1-3 weeks

Condition of seedling:
Moist soil and better in full sun

Scientific name:

Linaria maroccana

Alternative names: Spurred snapdragon flower, Moroccan toadflax, Linaria Fairy Bouquet

How to grow Linaria maroccana

Linaria maroccana flowers

Linaria maroccana

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