Common Toadflax – Mail order wildflowers


Yellow and orange spires of snapdragon flowers in the summer and autumn.

An easy plant to grow for the novice gardener.

Grown in handy 9 cm pots:

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Common Toadflax description:

Yellow and orange snapdragon flowers on upright stems in summer and autumn.

A pollinator friendly plant including bees.
This is a butterfly friendly plant.

Excellent for wildlife, border or rough area.How easy is it to grow:
This is good for a wildlife area, border or rough area, but it does need a soil that is well drained, so do not try if you’ve got a clay or heavy soil. Don’t put it near choice plants – it will take over a space.

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Other common names: Butter and Eggs, Common Linaria, Flaxweed, Yellow Rod, or Wild Snapdragon.

Botanical name: Linaria vulgaris

Common Toadflax flowering in June

The best position in the garden:

Prefers sun.

Prefers sun.

Is it useful as a ground cover plant?

Yes, will fill a gap in a border and will continue to spread.

What type of soil:

Well drained soil, also tolerates chalky soil.

How much moisture:

Normal moisture or dryish stony.

Hardiness and, or, lifespan:


Care and maintenance:

When newly planted always keep it watered until the roots have grown down and it is able to find its own moisture.

Size of plant:

Height 70 cm.
Spread 50 cm and will continue to spread.

Planting density – to calculate how many plants are required in a planting scheme:

Allow 4 plants per square metre.

Wildflowers by post, also alpines, herbs, perennials and ornamental grasses.

Additional information

Weight .25 kg


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