Interesting Linaria flower formation

antm0(Sunset Zone 13)February 11, 2010

Found an interesting form on this Linaria :O

Look to the center of the bud

anyone ever noticed this happen before, would be neat to have a full plant of those

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donnabaskets(Zone 8a, Central MS)

I just saw my first Linaria last year on vacation. I would love to try growing it here. Can you tell me about it? Specifically, what temps germinate it best, how long does it take to bloom from seed, and about what temps cause it to die from heat?

I love your pictures.

    Bookmark   February 12, 2010 at 12:35PM
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goblugal(7)

Donna - this is a cool season plant. Will be ok for you in early Spring/late Fall

    Bookmark   February 12, 2010 at 12:42PM
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antm0(Sunset Zone 13)

It's a Linaria or "toadflax" and reseeds very freely :)

on another note, i just posted these because of the weird flower formation that 1 flower has..

    Bookmark   February 16, 2010 at 8:45PM
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sarahbarah27(5)

That is strange! Its like a totally different flower! It almost looks inside out or something, I grew this plant last year...never saw a mutation like that. A couple years ago a had a triple decker coneflower...I will have to look and see if i can find the pictures. Thanks for sharing!

    Bookmark   February 17, 2010 at 7:48AM
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