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Linum grandiflora 'rubrum' /Scarlet Flax

Linum grandiflora 'rubrum'    / Linum grandiflora 'rubrum'
Plants have scarlet flowers in spring and reseed themselves
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Plants have scarlet flowers in spring and reseed themselves

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Scientific Name: Linum grandiflora 'rubrum'
Common Name: Scarlet Flax
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer
Flower color: Red
Fruit color: Red
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Moist, Dry
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Landscape Categories: Plants for Xeriscapes
Comments: Seeded in fall or best in early spring. Keep moist until up and growing. Plants will reseed themselves and they do not transplant well. Naturalized in much of United States and once established it can stand high temperatures and drought.