Scarlet Flax Seeds

Scarlet Flax Seeds

Size Price Savings Quantity
Packet $4.79
1 Ounce $16.79
1/4 Pound $44.09 34% Savings
1 Pound $138.59 ($8.66/ounce) 48% Savings
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  • This unique variant boasts brilliant cherry-colored blooms
  • Annual; Bright blooms attract pollinators
  • Easy to grow; Mid-Late season wildflower
  • Adaptable to both sun and shade
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Life Cycle Annual
Planting Season Fall, Spring
Color Red
Growth Habit Multi-Branching, Upright
Plant Height 18 to 24 inches
Bloom Season Late Summer through Fall

Plant Characteristics Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Pollinators, Easy to Grow & Maintain, Fast Growing
Use Container Garden, Crafting, Culinary
Growing Conditions Drought Tolerant, Heat Tolerant, Outdoor, Poor Soil Tolerant
Plant Resistance Deer

About Scarlet Flax Seeds

Linum grandiflorum

Seed Type Heirloom Seed
Also known as Linseed

A stunning diminutive wildflower, Scarlet Flax is a stunning addition to any wildflower garden. Unlike its blue cousins, Scarlet Flax tends to bloom in mid to late season. Plant them in tandem and enjoy flax throughout the season!

Planting Information

Planting Scarlet Flax Seeds

Planting Season Fall, Spring
Seed Prep Requires Light
Sowing Method Direct Sow
Light Requirement Full Sun, Partial Shade
Planting Depth 1/8 inch
Plant Spacing 6 to 9 inches
Plant Height 18 to 24 inches
Water Needs Low
Hardiness Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
View our Flax Planting Guide to learn more.


Amount Avg Seed Count Recommended Coverage
Packet 168 Up to 80 Sq. Ft
1 Ounce 9,545 Up to 625 Sq. Ft
1/4 Pound 38,180 Up to 2,500 Sq. Ft
1 Pound 152,720 Up to 10,000 Sq. Ft

Companions Plants

Companion Plants for Scarlet Flax Seeds

Aesthetic or Culinary