Linaria purpurea - Purple Toadflax

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  • Flowers attract bees

  • Flowers attract butterflies

  • Plant for chalk soil

  • Plant for sun

  • Vigorous

  • Will self seed

Tall stems bearing spikes of small violet, snapdragon-like flowers appear in summer above narrow, blue-green leaves. Flowers are loved by bees and butterflies. Good for meadow or wildlife plantings.

Prefers a well-drained soil in full sun. Remove spent flowers stems to prevent self-seeding.

Height: 18 - 36 inches / 45 - 90cm                      

Spread: 8 - 12 inches / 20 - 30cm

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This plant is currently out of stock. Please contact us for details of when we expect to have more available.

Delivery Options

Our web shop is now open for you to browse and make your selection from. Postage and packing charges depend on the size and quantity of plants you buy. We only send plants out Monday (not Bank Holidays) to Thursday. This is to avoid packages being left in the postage system over the weekend.

  • Click And Collect

    Collection is available from the nursery by appointment only or from one of the events we’ll be attending. During May, June and July our show schedule is very busy so appointments are not always possible and also at other times if we are away attending an event.