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botanical name:
Linum 'Salmon Charmer'
Linum 'Salmon Charmer' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Perennial Flax
synonyms:  Linum grandiflorum 'Salmon Charmer', Linum grandiflorum 'Charmer Salmon'
family:  Linaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.45m
width: 0.20m
growth rate: fast
growth habit:
leaf colour: grey-green
flower colour: pink
main season: Summer
edible symbol edible
medicinal symbol medicinal
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -15°C
USDA zone: 6 to 9
description:
Short lived perennial, usually grown as a hardy annual, with greyish green leaves and shallowly cup-shaped, salmon pink flowers. Free flowering over a long period in summer.

cultivation:
Light, well drained soil in sun. Reasonably drought tolerant once established.
Plants only last two or three years, but seed easily.

propagation:
From seed. Direct sow in spring for flowering in summer.

other notes:
Bred by Clause Tézier, France

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