Blue Flax - Linum perenne

Mounding perennial with narrow blue green foliage. A very fine textured clump. Clear blue flowers are borne at the ends of long arching stems in summer. Attractive in the border, mass planted or in Container. Drought tolerant once established. A good cut flower.

Water Needs: 
Low
Foliage Color: 
Green
Flower Attributes: 
Cut Flowers
Long Bloom Time
Landscape Uses: 
Border
Container
Dry Areas
Mass Planting
Garden Styles: 
Cottage
Edible
Modern
Traditional
Xeriscape
Light Needs: 
Full Sun
Plant Types: 
Height: 
0-12"
Spread: 
12-24"
Flower Colors: 
Blue
Flower Seasons: 
Summer
Special Features: 
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Growth Habits: 
Compact
Cold Hardiness: 
Zone 3
Average: 4 (5 votes)

Prefers moist, well drained soil. Feed in spring with an all purpose fertilizer before new growth begins. Trim after blooming to promote vigorous new foliage. Cut back in the fall to promote vigorous new growth.

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