Linum flavum Compactum description
Large, pleasing golden flowers in the summer.
A pollinator friendly plant including bees.
This is a butterfly friendly plant.
Good for wildlife in general.
How easy is it to grow:
Good for the front of a border, alpine bed, container or rock garden, provided it is in good draining soil. If not, it will be short-lived.
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Common names: Dwarf Golden Flax.
The best position in the garden:
What type of soil:
Well drained soil.
How much moisture:
Normal, or dry stony soil.
Hardiness and, or, lifespan:
Although it is hardy sometimes it can be short lived. Doesn’t like sitting in poorly drained soils.
Care and maintenance:
When newly planted always keep it watered until the roots have grown down and it is able to find its own moisture.
Size of plant:
Height 20 cm.
Spread 25 cm.
Planting density – to calculate how many plants are required in a planting scheme:
Allow 16 plants per square metre.
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