Blue Flax Perennial Linum Perenne is a hardy, herbaceous perennial wildflower native to Europe and western United States. Blue Flax Perennial seeds can be easily germinated indoors or directly outdoors, and this Perennial Flax produces masses of very pretty, small, 1/2 inch to 1 inch across, sky-blue flowers that grow on light and graceful arching branches. Perennial Blue Flax stands up well to heat, but it prefers cool coastal summers, and it will bloom longer in cool coastal climates.
Blue Flax is a dependable perennial flower for mass planting in naturalized areas, meadows, rock gardens, and along roadsides. Blue Flax is a colorful addition to a herb garden, and every morning this showy garden flower covers itself with blue flowers, hundreds per day. Linum Perenne seeds have to be covered with soil but not deeper than 1/8 of inch, and the established Perennial Blue Flax prefers to grow in full sun, and loose, dry soil, tolerating heat and drought and adapting to a wide range of soil types. As a herb, Perennial Flax has variety of medicinal and culinary uses.
Height: 18-24 Inches
Bloom Season: Summer/Fall
Soil Type: Average/Dry/Moist well-drained, pH 6.2-7.2
USDA Zones: 3-10
Sow Indoors: Winter/Spring (6-8 weeks before last frost)
Sow Outdoors: Spring/Late Summer/Fall
Seed Depth: 1/8 Inch
Germination Time: 20-30 Days