Drought Tolerant Linum Grandiflorum Bright Eyes Garden Flax Seeds

Flax Seeds - Bright Eyes

Flower Specifications

Season: Annual

USDA Zones: 3 - 10

Height: 18 inches

Bloom Season: Summer to early fall

Bloom Color: White

Environment: Full sun

Soil Type: Well-drained, pH 6.5 - 7.5

Deer Resistant: Yes

House Plant: No

Latin Name: Linum Grandiflorum

Planting Directions

Temperature: 65 - 70F

Average Germ Time: 20 - 25 days

Light Required: Yes

Depth: 1/8th inch

Sowing Rate: 4 - 5 seeds per plant

Moisture: Keep seeds moist until germination

Plant Spacing: 12 inches

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.

Drought tolerant

Once established this variety can tolerate hot and dry conditions though it will need watering at the height of summer.

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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
flax seeds bright eyes

Flower Specifications

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