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Lewis's Prairie Flax

Linum perenne ‘'Lewisii'’
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: 
Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8
Location at Monticello: 
West Lawn Bed and Vegetable Garden
Planting Conditions: 
Full Sun and Heavy Shade
Blooming History: 
2002 Apr 15 to 2002 Oct 232003 Apr 15 to 2003 Sep 262004 May 1 to 2004 Aug 272005 Apr 26 to 2005 Oct 252006 Apr 20 to 2006 Dec 12007 Apr 30 to 2007 Aug 22008 May 2 to 2008 Aug 292009 May 11 to 2009 Jul 102010 May 10 to 2010 Dec 12011 May 3 to 2011 Jul 72012 Apr 6 to 2012 Oct 242013 Apr 30 to 2013 Jun 192014 May 23 to 2014 Aug 162015 May 11 to 2015 Aug 212016 Apr 25
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