Linum lewisii
“Blue Flax”

Linum lewisii Blue FlaxLinum lewisii Blue Flax
Lift your spiritswith the true, sky blue flowers and graceful habit of this deer resistant, heat tolerant nativeof the western half of the US. Crowded, arching, branched stems up to 3’ long and slender foliage are topped with a long succession of lovely 1” blooms from Spring to mid-Summer. Looks lovely in dry landscapes with grasses but also in open perennial gardens, rock gardens and pots. Thrives in lean, dryish soilas well as garden-moist soil. Cut back to 4” in Fall. Lives for several seasons. Self-sows best in drier soil.  


Avg./No Summer Water

CA Native Perennial
  USDA Zones 5-10
(annual elsewhere)