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McKenzie Seed – Scarlet Flax

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McKenzie Seed – Scarlet Flax


Scarlet Flax provides bright scarlet flowers on stately stems with narrow grey-green leaves. The 5-petal blooms usually only last a day or so but others keep coming continuously. This heat resistant variety reseeds itself without becoming a nuisance.



Product Weight: 1 gram / approximately 550-575 seeds

Plant Type: Annual

Bloom Color: Scarlet

Grows Best In: Full Sun

Bloom Period: June to September

Days to Seed Germination: 5 to 12 days

Seed Planting Depth: 3 mm (1/8″)

Growing Height: 30-45 cm (12-18″)

Disease Resistance: heat

Planting Instructions: Sow seed directly in the garden once all danger of frost has passed. Does not transplant well.

Suggestions: Keep moist until well established, then water only as required.