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Scarlet Flax Seeds Linum grandiflorum

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Packet $3.95
1 Ounce $14.95
1/4 Pound $38.95 35%
1 Pound $119.95 50%
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  • Annual; Bright blooms attract pollinators
  • Easy to grow; Mid-Late season wildflower
  • Adaptable to both sun and shade

Product Description

Flax Seeds - Scarlet Flax

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!

  • Fast Facts

    Name:Scarlet Flax Seeds
    Botanical Name:Linum grandiflorum
    Life Cycle:Annual
    Light Requirement:Full Sun, Partial Sun
    Planting Season:Spring, Fall
    Plant Type:Wildflower with deep red bloms
    Features:Heirloom, Attracts Pollinators, Drought Tolerant, Fast Growing, Easy to Grow & Maintain, Container Garden
    Color:Red
    Blooms:Late Summer, Late Summer, Early Fall, Fall
    Plant Height:18-24 inches
    Plant Spacing:6-9 inches
    Planting Depth:1/8 inch
    Sowing Method:Direct Sow
    Cold Stratification:No
    Seeds per Packet:500 mg
    Hardiness Zones:3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Ships:Year Round
  • Planting Instructions

    How to Plant Scarlet Flax

    About Flax

    Flax is easy to grow from seed and surprisingly adaptable to a range of conditions. A classic for the Cottage Garden look, flax is also commonly used in meadows and roadside plantings.

    When to Plant Flax Seeds

    As a cool-season variety, sow flax seeds as soon as the ground can be worked in the Spring. Seedlings with at least two leaves can survive a late-season frost. In temperate climates, an early-Fall planting is an option as well.

    Where to Plant Flax Seeds

    Grow flax in Full-Sun and rich, well-draining soil. Although flax can be adaptable when it comes to soil types, it's best to Amend the soil in your planting area with organic matter, compost, or manure when the soil is poor. Flax can struggle in clay or wet soil.

    How to Plant Flax Seeds

    Direct sow seeds onto the surface of the soil via broadcast, and compress. Do not cover the seeds as they require sunlight to germinate. Water well after seeds are sown.

    How to Care for Flax

    Once established, Flax requires little care. While not requiring staking, Flax does sport spindly stalks, so support from companion plants can be beneficial. Collect seeds at the end of the season to broadcast for future planting, and clear growth once it dies back.

    Download Printable Planting Guide

  • Seed Coverage

    AmountRecommended Coverage
      
    PacketUp to 80 Sq. Ft
    Ounce PackageUp to 625 Sq. Ft
    1/4 Pound PackageUp to 2,500 Sq. Ft
    1 Pound SackUp to10,000 Sq. Ft
    5 Pound SackUp to 1.3 Acres

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