Baby Snapdragon, Toadflax
Brightly colored blooms like small, spurred snapdragons (Antirrhinum). Medium green, very narrow leaves. Easy to grow. Best in masses; individual plants are rather wispy.
From Morocco. This annual grows 1 1/2–2 ft. high, 6 in.wide. Summer flowers appear in red-and-gold, rose, pink, mauve, chamois, blue, violet, or purple, blotched with a different shade on the lip. Spur is longer than flower. Northern Lights strain offers shades of red, orange, and yellow as well as bicolors. Fairy Bouquet strain is only 9 in. tall and has larger flowers in pastel shades. For a showy display, sow seeds in quantity in early spring, after danger of frost is past. In Zones 10–13, sow in fall for winter bloom.Linaria purpurea
Naqtive to Southern Europe. Narrow, bushy, erect growth to 2 1/2–3 ft. high, 1 ft.wide. Blue-green foliage; violet-blue flowers from spring to late fall.
This plant has very fragrant magenta-and-goldflowers on plants to 16 in. high.
From southern Europe. Grows 2 1/2 to 3 ft. tall, 1 ft. wide. Oblong, coarsely toothed leaves. Many lon...
Upright growth to 3 ft. tall, 2 ft. wide, with solid deep red flowers.
Parent of popular hybrid G. X grandiflora. Has been largely replaced in garden cultu...