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Flax, Scarlet
(1/4 lb)

Brand: Peaceful Valley    Item Number: SWF260

$12.99/1/4 Lb

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

$12.99/1/4 Lb

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

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Description

Scarlet Flax - L. grandiflorum rubrum

Annual Open Pollinated. Cup shaped flowers in a brilliant and glossy shade of red. Once established, this plant can tolerate heat and drought. Competes well with grasses and self-sows. 1/4 lb covers approximately 1000 sq ft if broadcast. Thin to 8 apart when plants reach 3" tall.

Flowers: Good cut flower. Blooms spring to fall
Attracts: Attracts hummingbirds, butterflies, and bees
Soil: Adaptable, but prefers loose, sandy soil
Native: N. Africa & S. Europe

USDA Zone: 3-10
Plant In: Spring
Planting Depth: 1/16"
Days to Germinate: 20-25 Days
Height At Maturity: 1'-2'
Sun/Shade Requirements: Full Sun
Water Needs: Light Water

Annual for Garden and Naturalizing Linum rubrum Height: 14-24 Bloom Season: Spring/Summer Seeding Rate: Use 1/4 Lb/1000 sq ft Facts of Note: Drought tolerant but can take moderate water, sun or light shade, 1-2 flowers, competes well with grasses, self-sows. Peaceful Valley Farm & Garden Supply brand wildflower seeds from packs are guaranteed to germinate. Once the seeds have sprouted, please understand that Peaceful Valley cannot be held responsible for the many uncontrollable growing and climatic conditions that must be met to insure the success of your crop(s). Peaceful Valley brand wildflower seeds are all non-GMO.
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Features

  • Attracts Bees/Butterflies
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Good Cut Flower
  • Good Fall Color
  • Good for Naturalizing
  • Heat Tolerant
  • Open-Pollinated
  • Shade Tolerant
  • Somewhat Drought Tolerant

Characteristics

Sales Unit 1/4 Lb Seed Unit Sizes 1/4 lb
Bloom Season Spring, Summer, Fall Flower Color Red
Plant Usage Attracts Bees/Butterflies, Attracts Beneficial Insects, Attracts Birds Life Cycle Annual
Planting Time Spring USDA Zone 3 - 10
Sun Requirements Full Sun Growth Habit Upright
Sales Unit 1/4 Lb
Seed Unit Sizes 1/4 lb
Bloom Season Spring, Summer, Fall
Flower Color Red
Plant Usage Attracts Bees/Butterflies, Attracts Beneficial Insects, Attracts Birds
Life Cycle Annual
Planting Time Spring
USDA Zone 3 - 10
Sun Requirements Full Sun
Growth Habit Upright

Planting & Care

Loosen the top two inches of soil. Mix seed with 10 parts vermiculite. Broadcast this mix over the area to be planted. Compress soil and lightly cover with compost or straw.

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Planting & Growing Guide

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Shipping Information

Shipping Weight: 0.30 lbs. Dimensions: 5.75"L x 3.5"W x 0.1"H

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