Flowering Flax

Linum grandiflorum, L. grandiflorum rubrum

How to plant Scarlet Flax seeds

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SCARLET FLAX Linum grandiflorum rubrum

Produces a profusion of bright scarlet 1-1½ in. summer flowers above 12-18 in. 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.

⅛ Ounce - $1.99

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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.

500 seeds - $1.99

How to Plant Scarlet Flax Seeds

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Direct sow into prepared seed beds that have been cleared of weeds and have had the top 1 in. of soil loosened. Rake seed in. Press into soil by walking over the area. Keep moist until germination. Can be started indoors in 2 in. containers.