Linaria 'Peachy'

Linaria ‘Peachy’

Toadflax

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does not flower in May

Plant does flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does not flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

  • Botanical name: Linaria 'Peachy'
  • Common name: Toadflax
  • Family: Plantaginaceae
  • Plant Type: Perennial, Deciduous
Flower colour:

Peach

Pink

Yellow

Foliage colour:

Green

Toadflax, Linaria purpurea, is native to southern Italy but has naturalised in other parts of Europe. An erect perennial with stiff stems and pale green leaves, it bears tall dense flower spikes of dainty pale purple flowers, each with two lips and spurs, rather like snapdragons. It’s extremely attractive to bees and butterflies, and makes a beautiful cut flower.

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Linaria ‘Peachy’ is a sterile hybrid toadflax, crossed between yellow Linaria dalmatica and purple Linarea purpurea. It bears long flowering spikes of peachy-yellow blooms on tall stems.

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Grow Linaria ‘Peachy’ in very well-drained soil in an herbaceous border or gravel garden, where it will quickly naturalise. For best results grow in well-drained soil in full sun.

How to grow Linaria 'Peachy'

  • Plant size

    90cm height

    60cm spread

  • Aspect

    South facing, west facing

  • Position in border

    Middle

  • Sun exposure: Full shade
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: Acidic / chalky / alkaline / clay / heavy / moist / well drained / light / sandy

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Plant
Plant

Do not Plant in January

Do not Plant in February

Do not Plant in March

Do not Plant in April

Do Plant in May

Do Plant in June

Do Plant in July

Do Plant in August

Do Plant in September

Do not Plant in October

Do not Plant in November

Do not Plant in December

Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does not flower in May

Plant does flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does not flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Cut back
Cut back

Do not Cut back in January

Do not Cut back in February

Do not Cut back in March

Do not Cut back in April

Do not Cut back in May

Do not Cut back in June

Do not Cut back in July

Do not Cut back in August

Do not Cut back in September

Do Cut back in October

Do Cut back in November

Do not Cut back in December

Linaria 'Peachy' and wildlife

Linaria 'Peachy' is known for attracting bees. It has nectar/pollen rich flowers.

Attractive to Bees

Does not attract Beneficial insects

Does not attract Birds

Does not attract Butterflies​/​Moths

Does not attract Other pollinators

Is Linaria 'Peachy' poisonous?

Linaria 'Peachy' has no toxic effects reported.

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Cats

No reported toxicity to Dogs

No reported toxicity to Horses

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People

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