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botanical name:
Linaria vulgaris
Linaria vulgaris © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Common Toadflax, Yellow oadflax
family:  Scrophulariaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.75m
width: 0.30m
growth rate:
growth habit: erect
leaf colour: grey-green
flower colour: yellow
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -15°C
USDA zone: 7 to 7
description:
Common wildflower with slender creeping rhizomes and very narrow, hairy, greyish-green leaves, in crowded whorls. From midsummer to autumn produces dense clusters of pale yellow, snapdragon-like flowers with long slender spurs.

cultivation:
Light, well drained, preferably sandy soil, in full sun.

propagation:
From seed, will usually self seed freely.

other notes:
Native to much of Europe, including Britain. Commonly found in grasslands, roadsides and wasteland.

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