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Blue Flax

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Blue Flax

Linum perenne lewisii

Blue flax is a short-lived perennial with blue-green needlelike leaves on graceful 2-foot-tall stems. Satiny sky blue flowers, borne on wiry stems, appear in late spring, last through mid-summer, and open fully only on sunny days. Small rounded seedheads form in summer.  

Growing Conditions

Height 12-18 in. (30-45 cm)
Light Requirements Full sun part shade
Bloom time Late Spring/Early Summer
Zone 3 to 9

Additional Info

Drought-tolerant

Self-sows freely

 

All info from Dave's Garden