Linum grandiflorum

Linum grandiflorum

Scarlet flax

Previous scientific name(s): Adenolinum grandiflorum, Linum grandiflorum

Low to moderate moisture requirement; full sun to half shade. Delicate scarlet flowers bloom spring to fall but individual blossoms last only one day. New blossoms emerge each day. An easily established annual, highly recommended for mass plantings and wildflower mixtures.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

Height: 
14 
in.
Life Form: 
Annual
Native or Introduced: 
Introduced
Precipitation: 
Low - Moderate
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Full Sun
Part Sun
Elevation: 
ft.

Soil Texture

Coarse: 
Marginal
Moderately Coarse: 
Best
Medium: 
Best
Moderately Fine: 
Average
Fine: 
Not Adapted

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Not Adapted
Neutral: 
Best
Basic: 
Marginal
Seeding Rate: 
- 14 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
42.60 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
122,000
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
Yes
Bloom Color: 
Scarlet
Blooming Season: 
Spring
Summer
Fall