Charming, 1″, sky-blue flowers open at dawn on airy and gracefully arching stems. Flowers last one day but are replaced the next morning providing constant color. Plants withstand summer heat, humidity, winter cold, poor soils, drought conditions, and will also grow in part shade. Plant in groups or mix with other wildflowers as effective erosion control. Seeds attract wild birds, and the flowers attract pollinators.
Botanical Name: Linum perenne
Native: Europe and Siberia
Hardiness: Perennial in USDA zones 5–8
Plant Dimensions: 18″–30″ tall
Variety Information: 1″ sky blue flowers on airy, delicate, gracefully arching branches.
Exposure: Full sun to part shade
Bloom Period: Spring to summer
Attributes: Attracts Pollinators, Drought Tolerant, Heat Tolerant
When to Sow Outside: RECOMMENDED. 4 to 6 weeks before average last frost, or in fall for germination the following spring.
When to Start Inside: Not recommended; does not transplant well.
Days to Emerge: 20 – 25 days
Seed Depth: ?”
Seed Spacing: A group of 3 seeds every 6″
Thinning: When 2″ tall, thin to 1 every 6″