Flax Seeds - Bright Eyes
About...Bright Eyes Flax (Linum Grandiflorum Bright Eyes) - It's so rewarding to start Linum seeds and grow this charming Bright Eyes Flax! This drought resistant hardy little annual is great for containers, the front of the border, or in xeriscape rock gardens.
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3 - 10
Summer to early fall
Well-drained, pH 6.5 - 7.5
Bright Eyes Flax (Linum Grandiflorum Bright Eyes) - It's so rewarding to start Linum seeds and grow this charming Bright Eyes Flax! This hardy, drought resistant little annual is great for containers, the front of the border, or in xeriscape rock gardens.
Once established this variety can tolerate hot and dry conditions though it will need watering at the height of summer.
Flax seed | bright eyes
How to grow
How To Grow Flax From Seed: Grow in light, moderately fertile, humus-rich, well-drained soil (sharply drained for alpines) in full sun. Protect from winter wet.
Start this Flax seed directly in the garden in early spring before frost season has passed. These annual flowers grow and establish quickly to provide a wonderful display in the garden or landscape. Bright Eyes Flax will likely re-seed itself.
- Sowing Rate: 4 - 5 seeds per plant
- Average Germ Time: 20 - 25 days
- Keep moist until germination
- Attracts bees and birds
- Depth: 1/8 inch
This Linum plant is free flowering with ivory white blooms each with a bright red center. These little garden Flax plants are so bright and cheery! The growth habit is erect with slender stems and small, lance-shaped, gray-green leaves.
- Height: 18 inches
- USDA Zones: 3 - 10
- Season: Annual
- Deer Resistant: Yes
- Drought Tolerant: Yes