Colour : White
Height : Medium
Season : Summer
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Linum grandiflorum Bright Eyes
A beautiful plant that produces white flowers with a dark red center. Ideal for bedding and also for pots. This looks superb when planted with Linum Rubrum.
Sow from Feb - July on the surface of a good quality dampened seed compost and lightly press into the surface
Do not cover the seeds
Keep compost moist but not wet (waterlogged)
Optimum germination temperature is 20 - 25 deg C.
Placing the seed tray in a plastic bag after sowing will help to keep moisture in.
Germination can take up to 40 days.
Once large enough to handle the seedlings can be potted on into cells or 3"pots
Once all risk of frost has passed plant in final position in open ground in a sunny position with well drained soil.
This variety can also be sown direct where it is to grow (Late season production - April onward after all risk of frost has passed). Sow in drills or sprinkle lightly over the surface of a well prepared seed bed and cover very lightly, keep moist. Germination will take between 14 - 21 days