On jan 17 2005 lilylover ut from ogden ut zone 5b wrote. It is perfect as a border or edging plant and is often used in rock gardens.
Across 2 5 cm veined in darker blue.
Blue flax flower. Satiny sky blue flowers borne on wiry stems appear in late spring last through mid summer and open fully only on sunny days. Trim plants back in midsummer to encourage repeat blooming in the autumn. Linum lewisii it grows on ridges and dry slopes from sea level in the north up to 11 000 ft 3 400 m in the sierra.
It smothers itself in pale blue saucer shaped flowers 1 in. This compact selection forms a bushy mound of small ferny green leaves bearing loads of small sky blue flowers for weeks on end. Blue flax has lacy blue green foliage and sky blue flowers in early summer.
It thrives in full sun and forms a bushy mound of small green ferny leaves. The flax provides background foilage for early bulbs like daffodils then blooms adds some colour with the rest of the summer flowers. Blue flax is a short lived perennial with blue green needlelike leaves on graceful 2 foot tall stems.
Linum lewisii linum perenne var. Lewisii lewis flax blue flax or prairie flax is a perennial plant in the family linaceae native to western north america from alaska south to baja california and from the pacific coast east to the mississippi river usda plant profile. They are drought tolerant flowers and resistant to deer and rabbits.
The alpine flax flower is a compact popular blue flax flower. The tuft of leaves bears plenty of flowers that bloom for weeks. Perenne is a semi evergreen perennial with narrow blue green leaves and pale blue saucer shaped flowers about 2 5cm across in summer.
Blooming for weeks from late spring to midsummer the flowers open in the morning and last for only one day but the plant flowers profusely making up for the short bloom time. Blau saphir blue flax is a favourite perennial performing especially well in hot sunny areas. Small rounded seedheads form in summer.
The blue flax flower linum lewisii is a wildflower native to california but can be grown with a 70 percent success rate in other parts of the united states the cup shaped annual sometimes perennial flax flower begins blooming in may and will continue through september producing abundant flowers that last only a day. Linum lewisii prairie flax is a showy perennial forming tufts of spirally arranged narrow blue green leaves. Genus linum can be annuals biennials evergreen or herbaceous perennials or shrubs with clusters of funnel shaped flowers over a long period in spring or summer details l.