SCARLET FLAX SEEDS
Linum grandiflorum, L. grandiflorum rubrum
SCARLET FLAX Linum grandiflorum rubrum
Produces a profusion of bright scarlet 1-1.5″ summer flowers above 12-18″ 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″ of soil loosened. Rake seed in. Press into soil by walking over the area. Keep moist until germination. Can be started indoors in 2″ containers.