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Flax seed Scarlet Flax
Scarlet Flax is a hardy annual to North Africa and Europe. Linum rubrum (Linaceae) Once established Scarlet Flax can tolerate immense heat and extremely dry conditions. These feature glossy, deep scarlet flowers and bloom like crazy. Look best in groups. Prefers full sun in well-drained soils. Best if sown in early spring after the danger of frost has passed, seedlings are not winter hardy. Height: 1-2", Germination: 20-25 days, and 70%. Sowing depth: 1/16" Bloom April-September. This variety requires very little care once established. Does not transplant well.