Botanical Name: Linum grandiflorum
Plant Dimensions: 12″–24″ tall
Variety Information: 1½” diameter, crimson to scarlet with a dark center
Exposure: Full sun to part shade
Bloom Period: Spring to frost
Attributes: Attracts Pollinators, Drought Tolerant, Heat Tolerant
When to Sow Outside: RECOMMENDED. 1 to 2 weeks before average last frost. Super easy to grow from seed; simply scatter seeds every 2 to 4 weeks for continual flowering through fall. In Mild Climates, sow in fall for winter bloom.
When to Start Inside: 4 to 6 weeks before average last frost; not recommended because can be difficult to transplant. Handle carefully, or sow in pulp pots that can be planted directly into the ground.
Days to Emerge: 5 – 12 days
Seed Depth: Press into surface
Seed Spacing: A pinch of seeds every 4″–8″
Thinning: When 2″ tall, thin to 1 every 4″–8″