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Blue Flax linum seeds grow one of the most classic and familiar blooms native to the western United States. Blue Flax linums are vigorous outdoor favorites for growing adaptable, yet brilliant seasonal color ideal for accenting any flower bed, porch, patio, or planter. Blue Flax seeds promise hardy 18 – 24” sky blue and lavender linum shrubs and are most popularly grown and treated as a wildflower. 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Broadcast the mix over a 10-square foot area and evenly rake and lightly tamp into soil. Seeds can also be sown traditionally in a garden, pot, or planter.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eDays to Maturity:\u003c\/strong\u003e 2nd year maturity\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eHardiness Zone:\u003c\/strong\u003e 4 – 8\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003ePlanting Depth:\u003c\/strong\u003e Plant 3 – 4 seeds ½” deep or broadcast directly\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003ePlant Spacing:\u003c\/strong\u003e 12”\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eGrowth Habit:\u003c\/strong\u003e 18 – 24” shrubby upright 12” wide spread of 2” 5-petaled blooms\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eSoil Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e Average, loamy, light, well-drained\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eLight Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e Full sun\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eDiseases\/Pests\/Troubleshooting:\u003c\/strong\u003e Plants can tolerate drought conditions, but do not overwater. Avoid overhead watering to minimize wetting foliage since Blue Flax linum can be susceptible to downy and powdery mildew. Blue Flax will benefit from partial shade during severe summers and has no serious pests.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eColor:\u003c\/strong\u003e Delicate shades of sky blue and lavender with a soft yellow eye\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eBlue Flax linum is easy to grow from seed and recommended for direct sowing outdoors after the frost. Linum has a wildflower habit and most commonly sown by broadcasting. Blend Blue Flax linum seeds with sand to increase visibility during sowing. Broadcast the mix over a 10-square foot area and evenly rake and lightly tamp into soil. Seeds can also be sown traditionally in a garden or pots and planters. Plant 3 – 4 Blue Flax linum seeds ½” deep and 12” apart in average, loamy, light, and well-drained soil in full sun. Plants can tolerate drought conditions, but do not overwater. Avoid overhead watering to minimize wetting foliage since Blue Flax linum can be susceptible to downy and powdery mildew. Blue Flax will benefit from partial shade during severe summers and has no serious pests. Blue Flax linum seeds are herbaceous perennials that mature in their 2nd year as 18 – 24” shrubby uprights 12” wide bursting in 2” 5-petaled blooms in delicate shades of sky blue and lavender with a soft yellow eye.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cem\u003eLinum perenne var. lewisii\u003c\/em\u003e, or more commonly known as Blue Flax or Prairie Flax, is native to the western United States and Canada, spanning from the tip of Alaska down into Baja, and even found naturalized as far east as the Mississippi River. Blue Flax is a member of the \u003cem\u003eLinaceae\u003c\/em\u003e family or sometimes known as the flax family. Although nearly 200 species of \u003cem\u003eLinaceae\u003c\/em\u003e are grown to produce flax seed for linseed oil, \u003cem\u003eLinum perenne var. lewisii\u003c\/em\u003e is cultivated solely as an ornamental variety.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!--split--\u003e"}
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Linum Seeds - Blue Flax

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2nd Year Maturity. Blue Flax linum seeds grow one of the most classic and familiar blooms native to the western United States. Blue Flax linums are vigorous outdoor favorites for growing adaptable, yet brilliant seasonal color ideal for accenting any flower bed, porch, patio, or planter. Blue Flax seeds promise hardy 18 – 24” sky blue and lavender linum shrubs and are most popularly grown and treated as a wildflower. Blue Flax linum is easy to grow from seed and known to thrive in a variety of gardens prone to drought and poor soil across the country.

Growing Blue Flax Linum Garden Seeds


  • Taxonomy: Linum perenne var. lewisii
  • Other Names: Lewis Flax, Prairie Flax
  • Seed Type: Perennial
  • Sow Indoors or Outdoors: Blue Flax linum is easy to grow from seed and recommended for direct sowing outdoors after the frost. Linum has a wildflower habit and most commonly sown by broadcasting. Blend Blue Flax linum seeds with sand to increase visibility during sowing. Broadcast the mix over a 10-square foot area and evenly rake and lightly tamp into soil. Seeds can also be sown traditionally in a garden, pot, or planter.
  • Days to Maturity: 2nd year maturity
  • Hardiness Zone: 4 – 8
  • Planting Depth: Plant 3 – 4 seeds ½” deep or broadcast directly
  • Plant Spacing: 12”
  • Growth Habit: 18 – 24” shrubby upright 12” wide spread of 2” 5-petaled blooms
  • Soil Preference: Average, loamy, light, well-drained
  • Light Preference: Full sun
  • Diseases/Pests/Troubleshooting: Plants can tolerate drought conditions, but do not overwater. Avoid overhead watering to minimize wetting foliage since Blue Flax linum can be susceptible to downy and powdery mildew. Blue Flax will benefit from partial shade during severe summers and has no serious pests.
  • Color: Delicate shades of sky blue and lavender with a soft yellow eye

Blue Flax linum is easy to grow from seed and recommended for direct sowing outdoors after the frost. Linum has a wildflower habit and most commonly sown by broadcasting. Blend Blue Flax linum seeds with sand to increase visibility during sowing. Broadcast the mix over a 10-square foot area and evenly rake and lightly tamp into soil. Seeds can also be sown traditionally in a garden or pots and planters. Plant 3 – 4 Blue Flax linum seeds ½” deep and 12” apart in average, loamy, light, and well-drained soil in full sun. Plants can tolerate drought conditions, but do not overwater. Avoid overhead watering to minimize wetting foliage since Blue Flax linum can be susceptible to downy and powdery mildew. Blue Flax will benefit from partial shade during severe summers and has no serious pests. Blue Flax linum seeds are herbaceous perennials that mature in their 2nd year as 18 – 24” shrubby uprights 12” wide bursting in 2” 5-petaled blooms in delicate shades of sky blue and lavender with a soft yellow eye.

Linum perenne var. lewisii, or more commonly known as Blue Flax or Prairie Flax, is native to the western United States and Canada, spanning from the tip of Alaska down into Baja, and even found naturalized as far east as the Mississippi River. Blue Flax is a member of the Linaceae family or sometimes known as the flax family. Although nearly 200 species of Linaceae are grown to produce flax seed for linseed oil, Linum perenne var. lewisii is cultivated solely as an ornamental variety.

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