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Flowering Flax Linum grandiflorum

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:
#annual#herb garden
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
  • 'Caeruleum'
  • 'Coccineum'
'Caeruleum', 'Coccineum'
Tags:
#annual#herb garden
  • 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