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Common Toadflax Seeds - Linaria vulgaris - Wildflower

Type: Hardy Perennial
Approximate height: Up to 75 cm
Flowering Time: June to October
Site and soil type: Prefers well drained soil in sun
When to sow: Spring to early autumn
Where to sow: Outside, direct into soil. Under cover, into modules or biodegradable pots.
Packet contents: Approximately 500 seeds / 0.07 g

Common Toadflax has cream yellow and orange “snapdragon” flowers which appear in June and occasionally until October.

It is also known as Eggs & Butter and Yellow Toadflax,

Several species of bee together with other pollinators are attracted to Common Toadflax.

  Common Toadflax provides food for the following creatures: 

  • Buff-tailed and White-tailed bumblebees
  • Common carder bees
  • Honeybees
  • Marbled Clover moth 🐛 
  • Various fly species
  • An "RHS Plants for Pollinators" plant **

All our seed packets include sowing instructions.

Jemima’s Garden seeds are plastic free and reyclable. They’re contained in an inner glassine envelope, (made from pine wood cellulose), and an outer Kraft paper seed packet. Any shipping packaging is also plastic free and recyclable.

Key to symbols:

🐛 A food plant for the caterpillar

🦋 Provides nectar for the adult moth or butterfly

🦇 Listed in: Bat Conservation Trust Encouraging bats, A guide for bat-friendly gardening and living

🦇 (RHS)  Listed in the RHS Plants for Bats list

** RHS Plants for Pollinators. The RHS Plants for Pollinators mark is only given to plants that support pollinating insects. Find out more at

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