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Linum grandiflorum is often confused with:
Agalinis tenuifolia Agalinis tenuifolia
Plants that fill a similar niche:
Tropaeolum Tropaeolum
Persicaria orientalis Flower and Leaves
Anethum graveolens Anethum graveolens

Linum grandiflorum

Common Name(s):

Phonetic Spelling
LY-num 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.

See this plant in the following landscape:
Cultivars / Varieties:
  • 'Caeruleum'
  • 'Coccineum'
'Caeruleum', 'Coccineum'
Tags:
#annuals#herb garden culinary
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
  • 'Caeruleum'
  • 'Coccineum'
'Caeruleum', 'Coccineum'
Tags:
#annuals#herb garden culinary
  • 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