Flax Blue Lewis Seeds

Flax Blue Lewis Seeds

Linum lewisii

Item #1816

Perennial. We are proud to offer this true native species of Lewis flax, also called prairie flax. Seed was originally collected from plants found growing in Maple Grove, Utah, and selected for outstanding vigor and beauty. The pleasing, 1" sky blue flowers open on airy, delicate, gracefully arching stems. Plants withstand summer heat, winter cold and dry conditions. Will also grow in partial shade. Lewis flax is great planted in groups or mixed with other wildflowers. Deer resistant.




Perennial

Full Sun

Blooms
late spring to
late summer

1' – 2' tall

Days to Emerge:
20 – 25

Seed Depth:
1/8"

Seed Spacing:
A group of
6 seeds
every 6"

Thinning:
When 2" tall,
thin to 1
every 6"


When to sow outside: RECOMMENDED. 4 to 6 weeks before average last frost or as soon as the soil can be worked, or in fall for germination the following spring.

When to start inside: Does not transplant well - start outdoors in final plant location.

Artist: Carolyn Crawford



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