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Scarlet Flax
Linum grandiflorum rubrum

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About Scarlet Flax (Linum grandiflorum rubrum)
Height: Under 2 ft.
Flower Color: Brilliant velvety red with petals usually outlined in black
Plant Type: Annual. Lives just one year. Grows quickly, blooms heavily, dies with first frost. Can regrow following spring if seed falls on bare ground.
Flower Type: Small simple flowers
Bloom Time: Mid and late season
Is this wildflower invasive? No
Is this wildflower endangered? No
Is this wildflower edible? No
Is this wildflower medicinal? No
What is Scarlet Flax's native range?
  Indigenous To: North Africa and Southern Europe
Where Scarlet Flax is naturalized or can be grown
  Regions: Native to desert areas, but can be grown successfully in all regions.
  Zones: 3-10
How to grow Scarlet Flax (Linum grandiflorum rubrum)
  Soil preference: Adaptable, but perfers loose, sandy soil.
  Sun/Shade: Full sun to light shade.
  Moisture Requirements: Adaptable to even arid conditions.
  Instructions: Plant this canada one in spring or fall, and try to give it dry, fast-draining conditions. Easy from seed.

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