An ocean of blue clouds all summer long
Round, azure blue flowers borne on long, graceful stems.
Linum perenne (perennial flax, blue flax or lint) is a plant for rockeries or sunny borders, native to dry hillsides in temperate regions in the northern hemisphere. We like to combine it with other dry terrain varieties, such as grasses which are similarly light and elegant: Stipa tenuifolia, Helictotrichon 'Saphirsprudel', silver-leaved perennials (Senecio, Artemisia), rosebushes, etc.
Perennial flax is an ephemeral perennial. But never mind! Linum perenne produces an avalanche of flowers over several weeks.
Grow in full sun in ordinary, well-drained, neutral to alkaline soil. Cut back after flowering before the seeds set.
Height: 40 to -50 cm. Hardiness: - 6°C / -10°c depending on the growing conditions.
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- 9,5cm pot
- Hardiness zones : zone 8-10
- Height: 30 to 50cm
- Plant spacing: 30 cm
- Flower colour: blue
- Flowering period: summer flowers
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