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Red Flax, Scarlet Flax
Scientific Name: Linum grandiflorum Desfontaines
Synonym: Linum rubrum
Family: Linaceae
Red Flax, Scarlet Flax (Linum  grandiflorum)
Linum grandiflorum 'Rubrum'
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: All zones
USDA: All zones

Frost Tolerance: Hardy in Phoenix, sow in the spring if your winter is too cold

Heat Tolerance: Will die before the summer heat

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Growth Habits: Annual, up to 18 inches tall (45 cm)

Watering Needs: Moderate water

Propagation: Seeds planted in place

Cultural Practices:
Sow in place in October. Occasionally reseeds itself.

Blooming Habits:
The flowers last only one day, but they come in abundance

Fruiting Habits:

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