Blue and Breezy Flax Seeds

Heirloom

#1016
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Charming, 1", sky-blue flowers open at dawn on airy and gracefully arching stems. Flowers last one day but are replaced the next morning providing constant color. Plants withstand summer heat, winter cold, poor soils, drought conditions, and will also grow in part shade. Plant in groups or mix with other wildflowers as effective erosion control. Seeds attract wild birds, and the flowers attract pollinators.
$1.79 1 gram
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Botanical Name: Linum perenne

Family: Linaceae

Native: Europe and Siberia

Hardiness: Perennial in USDA zones 5–10

Plant Dimensions: 18"–30" tall

Variety Information: 1" sky blue flowers on airy, delicate, gracefully arching branches.

Exposure: Full sun to part shade

Bloom Period: Spring to summer

Attributes: Attracts Pollinators, Drought Tolerant, Heat Tolerant

When to Sow Outside: RECOMMENDED. 4 to 6 weeks before average last frost, or in fall for germination the following spring.

When to Start Inside: Not recommended; does not transplant well.

Days to Emerge: 20 – 25 days

Seed Depth: ⅛"

Seed Spacing: A group of 3 seeds every 6"

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

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Easy and Prolific
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I threw blue flax seeds randomly throughout my pollinator garden bed, and then forgot about them. It has grown so well the past three years, and reseeds so easily, that I have dug up plants for neighbors and ripped plants out and thrown them in the compost. It needs very little water, and looks really pretty dancing in the wind. I also pull the seed heads off and toss them over my fence into the open space behind my house, along with poppy seeds and bachelor button seeds. There is a lovely, colorful combination of wildflowers coming up all over now in a space that use to just be thistle, yellowdock and prairie dog holes.
Lindsey Helgoth

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