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Blue Flax
Linum perenne lewisii


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About Blue Flax (Linum perenne lewisii)
Height: Up to 2 ft.
Flower Color: Pale pastel blue
Plant Type: Perennial. Returns each spring from same roots, forming expanding clump. Blooms second spring from seed.
Flower Type: Small simple flowers
Bloom Time: Early and mid-season
Is this wildflower invasive? No
Is this wildflower endangered? No
Is this wildflower edible? No
Is this wildflower medicinal? No
What is Blue Flax's native range?
  Indigenous To: North American plains
Where Blue Flax is naturalized or can be grown
  Regions: Native to plains regions, but can be grown in all regions.
  Zones: 3-9
  States:
How to grow Blue Flax (Linum perenne lewisii)
  Soil preference: Adaptable, but prefers loose, sandy soil.
  Sun/Shade: Needs full sun.
  Moisture Requirements: Average moisture, well-drained.
  Instructions: This beautiful wildflower is very easy to grow from seed. Performs like a classic perennial--very minor leaf growth the first year, and then the full blooming plant in seasons thereafter.

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