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Scarlet Flax Seeds

Product Size Price Price Per Unit Quantity
1/4 Pound
Price: $9.95
1 Pound
Price: $29.95
5 Pounds
Price: $144.95
10 Pounds
Price: $279.95

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Quick Overview

Deep red blooms with black edges for a dramatic look. This wild flax likes loose soil, blooms mid season. Annual.
 
Details
SKU LIRG
Common Name Scarlet Flax
Botanical Name Linum grandiflorum rubrum
Plant Type/Life Cycle Annual
Light Requirements Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Flower Color Red
Estimated Mature Height 12-36 inches tall
Bloom Time Summer
Ships As Seed
Seeds Per Pound 136,077
Soil Moisture Dry, Average, Well Draining
Will Tolerate Sandy Soil, Loamy Soil, Clay Soil, Drought/Dry Soil
Native To Africa
Native To North Africa and Southern Europe
Ideal Growing Region Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, Southwest, West, Pacific NorthWest
Zones 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Suggested Uses Showy Flowers, Extended Blooms
Is It Storable? Yes - You can store your seed in any cool (not freezing) dry place that is not subject to extreme temperature variations.
Ships to Canada Yes
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Description
Like perennial blue flax, annual scarlet flax seed is shiny, a clue to the fact that flax seed is used to produce linseed oil. This species, with brilliant red petals often edged in black, is a close relative of the flax used to produce linen. (Note both “linen” and “linseed” derive from botanical name, Linum.) See related species, Blue Flax, Linum perenne lewisii.
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American MeadowsScarlet Flax Seeds (Linum grandiflorum rubrum) - 1/4 LB
 
4.5

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        5.0

        looking forward to blooms

        By 78sunbeams

        from Nahant, MA

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        Pros

        • Low Maintenance
        • Pest Resistant

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Large Areas

          Comments about American Meadows Scarlet Flax Seeds (Linum grandiflorum rubrum) - 1/4 LB:

          plants have come up but no blooms yet, so I'm looking forward!

           
          5.0

          Waiting

          By Donnascarlet

          from Northern Michigan

          About Me Avid Gardener

          Pros

          • Pest Resistant
          • Reliable Growth
          • Vivid Colors

          Cons

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              Comments about American Meadows Scarlet Flax Seeds (Linum grandiflorum rubrum) - 1/4 LB:

              I planted this for this summer and it is growing but hasn't bloomed yet....will add a comment when it flowers.

               
              3.0

              Scarlet Flax seeds

              By Orchid lover

              from Rice, Minnesota

              About Me Casual Hobbyist

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              Pros

              • Low Maintenance
              • Vivid Colors

              Cons

              • Needs Extensive Watering
              • Short Bloom Time

              Best Uses

              • Large Areas

              Comments about American Meadows Scarlet Flax Seeds (Linum grandiflorum rubrum) - 1/4 LB:

              This was my first try with these flowers. Were a little difficult to get started~seemed to need a lot of watering. The ones that have made it (we've had an exceptionally hot, dry summer here) have beautiful, almost shocking scarlet/red blooms. The blooms are very small and don't last for very long, but they are quite beautiful!

              (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Scarlet Flax

              By JP

              from southern Arizona

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              Pros

              • Attractive
              • Hardy
              • Versatile

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                Comments about American Meadows Scarlet Flax Seeds (Linum grandiflorum rubrum) - 1/4 LB:

                This is a beautiful flower that looks more delicate than it is. It would be stunning in a mass planting, which is my plan for next season. Intense, delicate red blooms sway in the breeze.

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