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botanical name:
Linum capitatum
Linum capitatum © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Flax
family:  Linaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.15m
width: 0.30m
growth rate: slow
growth habit: mounding
leaf colour: green
flower colour: yellow
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: -18°C
USDA zone: 7 to 9
description:
Small, compact alpine with rosettes of spoon-shaped green leaves and producing cymes of upward-facing, bright yellow flowers in summer. 15-23cm (6-9in)

cultivation:
Best in light, very well drained soil in full sun.

propagation:
From seed.

usage:
Rock gardens.

other notes:
Native to mountainous areas of Bulgaria and other parts of Southeastern Europe.

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