Crimson-Flowered Flax Seeds - Linum grandiflorum ‘Rubrum‘ - Cottage Garden Flower

Type: Hardy Annual
Approximate height: Up to 35 cm
Flowering Time: Summer into early autumn
Site and soil type: Well-drained soil in sun or semi shade
When to sow: Spring, early summer, early autumn
Where to sow: Outside, direct into soil. Inside, into biodegradable pots.
Packet contents: Approximately 500 seeds / 1.79 g

Crimson-Flowered Flax is an easy to grow pretty plant with narrow leaves and deep red silky flowers which are  popular with pollinators.

They are best grown in groups rather than singly making successive sowings for flowers throughout the summer. 

A good source of both nectar and pollen for insects.

All our seed packets include sowing instructions.

Jemima’s Garden seeds are plastic free and reyclable. They’re contained in an inner glassine envelope, (made from pine wood cellulose), and an outer Kraft paper seed packet. Any shipping packaging is also plastic free and recyclable.

Key to symbols:

🐛 A food plant for the caterpillar

🦋 Provides nectar for the adult moth or butterfly

🦇 Listed in: Bat Conservation Trust Encouraging bats, A guide for bat-friendly gardening and living

🦇 (RHS)  Listed in the RHS Plants for Bats list

** RHS Plants for Pollinators. The RHS Plants for Pollinators mark is only given to plants that support pollinating insects. Find out more at

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