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PlantFiles: Golden Flax
Linum flavum

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Family: Linaceae
Genus: Linum (LIN-um) (Info)
Species: flavum (FLA-vum) (Info)

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4 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Alpines and Rock Gardens
Perennials

Height:
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:
6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer

Foliage:
Unknown - Tell us

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
By dividing the rootball
From seed; sow indoors before last frost
From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive altagardener On Mar 1, 2008, altagardener from Calgary, AB (Zone 3b) wrote:

Hardy zone 3 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Undemanding. Blooms throughout season with brilliant yellow flowers; shiny petals.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Dracut, Massachusetts



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