Linum perenne subsp. lewisii Also known as Prairie Flax. Single light-blue flowers and finely cut foliage for borders or rock gardens. New flowers open every morning all summer, fade in afternoon heat. Likes full sun. Very drought tolerant. 9–12". Start indoors in a cool place 6–8 weeks before setting out or direct seed in cool soil in spring or fall. Perennial, Zones 4-9. ~750 seeds/g. ②
5079 Blue Flax
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