This unusual plant flowers from February to June and often much later. Not widely available in the UK. Flowers can be deep violet, light blue or even occasionally white or bronze.
Native of the Iberian peninsula, Morocco and Algeria.
Easy to grow, this is a great plant for a container or the front of a border.
Common name(s): Melancholy Toadflax, Black-Flowered Toad-Flax, Dull-Colored Linaria, Toadflax, Spurred Snapdragon, Sad-Colored Linaria