Flowering Perennials: Characteristics and Culture

Blue flax

  • Scientific name
    Linum perenne
  • Height
    12 to 28 inches
  • Bloom period
    June to August
  • Color
    Blue
  • Light
    Full sun
  • Moisture
    Well drained
  • Soil
    Loam
  • Relative ease of care
    Easy
  • Remarks
    Likes poor soil. Lasts about three years. Easily grown from seeds planted in spring.