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Linum perenne

Common Name(s):
Perennial flax
Category:
Perennials
Comment:

After perennial flax finishes flowering in summer, prune back the stems, otherwise the plants will become leggy and sparse. Division is not advisable, because the roots system is sparse. One of the prettiest blue flowers.

Season:
spring, summer
Height:
12-18 in.
Flower Color:
blue, white
Hardiness:
4-9
Propagation:
seed, cuttings in summer
Exposure:
full sun to partial shade
Soil:
well drained soil essential
Regions:
Mountains, Piedmont, Coastal Plain
Origin:
Europe
Tags:
sun, summer, blue, white, perennial, partial shade, spring

NCCES plant id: 739

Linum perenne Linum perenne