SCARLET FLAX SEEDS
Linum grandiflorum, L. grandiflorum rubrum
SCARLET FLAX Linum grandiflorum rubrum
Produces a profusion of bright scarlet 1-1.5 inch summer flowers above 12-18 inch plants. Provides quick easy color in borders or over bulbs. Outstanding when planted with white-flowered or gray foliage plants. Reseeds readily, but is never a nuisance. Sow seed in fall in mild winter areas, early spring everywhere else. Packet is ⅛ ounce, about 1,000 seeds.
BRIGHT EYES Scarlet Flax Linum grandiflorum
Bright Eyes flax is a rare, choice plant in all ways similar to Scarlet Flax except the striking flowers it produces are white, with a red center.
How to Plant Scarlet Flax Seeds
Direct sow into prepared seed beds that have been cleared of weeds
and have had the top 1 inch of soil loosened. Rake seed in. Press into soil by walking over the area. Keep moist until germination. Can be started indoors in 2 inch containers.