BLUE SAPPHIRE FLAX Linum perenne
This is a beautiful cultivar with large blue flowers on compact plants! Linum (flax) is a hardy perennial native to temperate and subtropical regions of the world. Linum species are used as food plants by the larvae of some Lepidoptera species including the Cabbage Moth, The Nutmeg, and the Setaceous Hebrew Character.
Several flaxes are cultivated as garden ornamentals, including this blue-flowered species blue sapphire. The plants are easy to grow, and are tolerant of poor and dry soils.
Type: Hardy perennial
Height: 30 cm, 12"
Location: Sun or part
Hardiness zones: 4-9
Bloom time: Summer
Seeds per pack: 20
Germination: Flax seeds are easy to germinate! Lightly rake seeds into the area that they are to be grown. This should be a sunny, or partly sunny area. Water seeds in, and keep moist until germination.