Linaria triornithophora – ( Three birds Flying)

$4.10

Description

Here is a wonderfully different, fun plant for all of you people who are looking for something a bit different. This plant has purple flowers with bright yellow lips, which are produced in sets of three on a stem. They are for all the world like 3 small colourful birds , perhaps budgies, perching on a stem and discussing world affairs. It is a charming small plant which is long lasting and holds its colour well in the heat of summer. It makes an excellent cut flower, and will self seed for you , if conditions suit it.

Sowing advice

Sow in pots or trays, in spring and summer. Sow on the top of moist seed raising mix. Dont cover as the seeds need light to germinate. Water from the bottom of the pot. Keep at about 20 deg C. germination takes approx 7-10 days.

Additional information

Classification

Hardy Perennial

Common Name

Three Birds Flying

Family

Scrophulariaceae

Maximum Height

approx 60 cm

Number of seeds in packet

approx 40