Lewis's Prairie Flax

Linum perenne 'Lewisii'

[linum_perenne_lewi]

Clear blue, funnel-shaped flowers bloom on slender, 2'-3' stems in early summer. Lewis and Clark discovered this desirable perennial along the Missouri R. in 1806.

Growth Type: Perennial Color(s): Purple. Hardiness Zones: 5 - 8 Location at Monticello: West Lawn Bed and Vegetable Garden Planting Conditions: Full Sun and Heavy Shade Map it: 38.009947,-78.452711

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Blooming Dates 2002: Apr 15 – Oct 232003: Apr 15 – Sep 262004: May 1 – Aug 272005: Apr 26 – Oct 252006: Apr 20 – Dec 12007: Apr 30 – Aug 22008: May 2 – Aug 292009: May 11 – Jul 102010: May 10 – Dec 12011: May 3 – Jul 72012: Apr 6 – Oct 242013: Apr 30 – Jun 19