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Linaria maroccana (Scrophulariaceae)
An erect, slender annual native to Morocco, which has naturalized throughout the United States. Tiny, delicate flowers with long spurs glisten from short spikes. Flowers come in a multitude of colors ranging from yellow, red and pink to white or purple. Prefers full sun or partial shade, in various soils. Sow in early spring, seedlings are not winter hardy. Truly spectacular when heavily seeded in an isolated area.
Average planting success with this species: 80%