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Linaria dalmatica

Linaria dalmatica
Upright in spring - second-year plant
broadleaf toadflax
Synonym(s) Linaria genistifolia subsp. dalmatica
Common name broadleaf toadflax
Family scrophulariaceae
Life cycle perennial
Flowers yellow
Size 3'
Light sun
From seed germinate at room temperature (some sources suggest a cold stage may be helpful)
Flowers first year from seed sown indoors early.
detailed seed-starting info below
Seed ripensmid-July

Taprooted short-lived perennial. A weed in some US states. So far, it seems garden-worthy enough - bluish-green foliage, spikes of yellow flowers in its first year. Keeps blooming for a long time, but adapts a sprawling habit later in the season, much unlike its upright L. purpurea cousins.

Linaria dalmatica
Sprawling in late August of its first year

This plant used to grow in our garden, but it slipped away...

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from '04 trade. Baggy 65F (25%G, 7-16d) - 35F (4w) - 70F (12d; no additional germination)

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