Linaria (Linaria Alpina)grows well on rocky soils, and it performs nicely in containers, along the borders of the garden, in rock gardens, and as a general ground cover. Alpine Toadflax care is fairly simple. Water during prolonged dry spells, and cut back after flowering to encourage a second bloom.
Before sowing Linaria Alpina seeds, it is recommended to refrigerate the ground cover seed for 2 - 3 weeks. After refrigeration, sow the Alpine Toadflax seed indoors 6 - 8 weeks before the last frost, and the seedlings will be ready to transplant into the garden after frost danger has passed.
USDA Zones: 4 - 9
Height: 6 inches
Width: 12 inches
Bloom Season: Early summer to late summer
Bloom Color: Violet
Environment: Full sun to partial shade
Soil Type: Well-drained, sandy, pH 5.8 - 7.2
Temperature: 60 - 70F
Average Germ Time: 14 - 21 days
Light Required: Yes
Depth: Lightly cover
Sowing Rate: 6 - 7 seeds per plant or approximately 1000 seeds cover 20 square feet
Moisture: Keep soil slightly moist, but not wet until germination