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Cymbalaria muralis (Ivy-leaved Toadflax)

£4.90
Aspect:
Full Sun
Aspect:
Light/Partial Shade
Soil Type:
Moist But Well-Drained
Soil Type:
Well-Drained
Colour:
Purple

See full plant description below.

Plant Details

A very easygoing plant which will grow pretty much anywhere, including in cracks in walls and paths. Can be used as a ground cover and has even been found growing on trees.

Beautiful purple snap-dragon type flowers adorn the trailing, ivy-shaped foliage from April to October.

Introduced in the 17th century and now naturalised.

Height: 10cm

Common name(s): Ivy-leaved Toadflax; Climbing Sailor; Kenilworth Ivy; Pennywort; Wandering Jack.

Synonym: Linaria cymbalaria

 

Photo: H. Zell, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons

All our plants are supplied in at least 9x10cm pots. Plants in this size pot establish quickly in the garden and often outpace plants planted in bigger pots at the same time. We do not sell 'plug plants' because those need to be grown on before planting. Our potted plants can be planted immediately, unless otherwise noted, or you can leave them in their pots until you are ready to plant. We grow everything we sell ourselves, in our nursery in the Buckinghamshire countryside.