Blue Flax - Linum perenne lewisii
Perennial Open Pollinated. Perennial blue flax grows erect like grass, but is covered with sky blue flowers in summer. Plant in mass and allow to naturalize to create a meadow effect. Thrives in dry meadows or on slopes. Blooms the second spring after planting. Pack covers approximately 10 sq ft if broadcast. Thin to 6" - 10" apart.
Flowers: Many blooms. Blooms in summer
Attracts: Attracts bees and beneficial insects
Soil: Adaptable, but prefers loose, sandy soil
USDA Zone: 3-9
Plant In: Spring
Planting Depth: 1/16"
Days to Germinate: 20-30 Days
Height At Maturity: 1'-3'
Sun/Shade Requirements: Full Sun
Water Needs: Light Water
Perennial Native Linum perenne lewisii Height: 20-24 Bloom Season: Summer/Fall Seeding Rate: Use 125 seeds/sq ft (~2050 seeds/pack) Facts of Note: likes slightly acidic soil, 1 flowers, best in sun or light shade and dry meadows or slopes, will bloom later with some summer water, cut back after flowering, native to California.