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Linum grandiflorum

Common Name(s):

Phonetic Spelling
LIN-um grand-ih-FLOR-um
Description

Prefers a cool climate but tolerates heat; good drainage.  It is native to Algeria but is also found in Northern Africa, Southern Europe and in several locations within North America as an introduced species.

Cultivars / Varieties:
  • 'Caeruleum'
  • 'Coccineum'
Tags:
#annual#herbs
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
  • 'Caeruleum'
  • 'Coccineum'
Tags:
#annual#herbs
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Linum
    Species:
    grandiflorum
    Family:
    Linaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Annual
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Annual
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    Usda Plant Hardiness Zone:
    1a, 1b, 2a, 2b, 3a, 3b, 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b, 10a, 10b
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Pink
    Red/Burgundy
    Flower Description:
    Deep scarlet blooms edged in black.
  • Leaves:
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Meadow