Toadflax Fairy Mix Spurred Snapdragon Seeds
A beautiful snapdragon mix of dwarf flowers! At 6 million seeds per pound, these seeds are tiny, and will look like dust in the packet.
Fairy Bouquet spurred snapdragon, aka Toadflax does not grow like its relative the buttercup and eggs. It is controlled and does act like a wildflower. These are the a popular flowers with home gardeners. They also have a good spread and plenty of color. Toadflax is a multi-shaded flower native to Morocco. Toadflax makes an excellent pot filler or border flower and is often called a mini snapdragon because it mimics them in appearance. This flower grows well in full sun or partial shade. Blooms for this flower will last longer in cooler climates. Toadflax favors loose, sandy soil and is more aesthetic if it is heavily seeded. In zones 7-10 Toadflax can be planted in fall or spring. The common names of Toadflax and Baby Snapdragon come from the unusual appearance of the blooms. Though similar types are common in the wild, this hybridized species won the prestigious AAS Award in 1934 and quickly became established as an easily grown garden favorite. The genus name Linaria means "flax-like," referring to the similarity of the plant's growth to that of flax.
Direct sow in late fall or early spring, just below the surface of the soil. To start indoors, sow the seed 6-8 weeks before the last frost of spring; keep the soil evenly moist until germination. Transplant the seedlings as soon as they can safely be handled.