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Linum grandiflorum 'Rubrum'

Flax, Flowering Flax

Hardy Annual

It may be safely accounted as one of the easiest, showiest and most beautiful of all hardy annuals. From early summer to autumn, brilliant blood-red flowers with a beautiful satin sheen are produced. Height: 35-45cm (15-18in).

Ideal For:
cottage gardens
Flowering Period:
June, July, August
Position:
full sun
    • 1 packet (200 seeds)

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    • Despatch: By end of April 2014
    • £1.49
Best sown where they are to flower in spring, or late summer/early autumn for overwintering. Sow 3mm (1/8in) deep in rows 30cm (12in) apart in well cultivated soil which has been raked to a fine tilth. For winter/early spring flowering pot plants in a cool greenhouse or conservatory sow in late summer/early autumn. Water sparingly until the weather warms up.

Thin out the seedlings to 10-15cm (4-6in) apart. They prefer a light well drained soil and a sunny position.

Caution: harmful if eaten

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes etc are delivered at the appropriate time for planting and will be stated on the product page or in your order acknowledgement page and email.


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