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Linum monogynum - G.Forst.

Common Name
Family Linaceae
USDA hardiness 7-10
Known Hazards None known
Habitats Rocky places and dunes from the coast to inland lower montane zones, North, South, Stewart and Chatham Islands.
Range New Zealand.
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Weed Potential No
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Care
Frost Hardy Moist Soil Full sun
Linum monogynum


Linum monogynum

 

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Summary


Physical Characteristics

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Linum monogynum is a PERENNIAL growing to 0.6 m (2ft) by 0.3 m (1ft in).
It is hardy to zone (UK) 8. It is in flower from June to July, and the seeds ripen from August to September. The species is hermaphrodite (has both male and female organs) and is pollinated by Insects.
Suitable for: light (sandy) and medium (loamy) soils and prefers well-drained soil. Suitable pH: acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils. It cannot grow in the shade. It prefers moist soil.

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Habitats

 Cultivated Beds;

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal Uses

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None known

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Other Uses

Fibre

A fibre is obtained from the stem[128].

Special Uses

Cultivation details

Prefers a light well-drained moderately fertile humus-rich soil in a sunny sheltered position[200]. A very ornamental plant[1], it is only hardy in the milder areas of the country. Plants are thriving in a sheltered position at Rosewarne Gardens in N. Devon, whilst they are killed over the winter in an exposed Cornish garden[K].

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Propagation

Seed - sow spring in greenhouse. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and grow them on in the greenhouse for at least their first winter. Plant them out into their permanent positions in late spring or early summer, after the last expected frosts. Basal cuttings in spring. Harvest the shoots when they are about 8 - 10cm long with plenty of underground stem. Pot them up into individual pots and keep them in light shade in a cold frame or greenhouse until they are rooting well. Plant them out in the summer.

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Found In

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Weed Potential

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Conservation Status

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