Linum grandiflorum rubrum
600 seeds $2.75
photo by Hazel Topoleski
Linum grandiflorum rubrum is a showy, annual wildflower with vibrant, scarlet-red blooms that have darker centers and a silky sheen. The flowers attract bees and butterflies. Linum grandiflorum rubrum is easy to grow and drought tolerant. It looks great in wildflower gardens or as a filler in the border. It self sows on bare soil.
Scarlet Flax is native to Northern Africa and Southern Europe. It has naturalized throughout parts of the United States. Also known as Red Flax, Crimson Flax, Linum grandiflorum var. rubrum, and Linum coccineum.
height 18" spacing 8"
Sowing Linum grandiflorum rubrum Seeds
Sow flax seeds outdoors in spring, or fall in mild winter areas. Barely cover the seeds with soil. Full sun to light shade.