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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.

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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: 
April 15, 2002 to October 23, 2002April 15, 2003 to September 26, 2003May 1, 2004 to August 27, 2004April 26, 2005 to October 25, 2005April 20, 2006 to December 1, 2006April 30, 2007 to August 2, 2007May 2, 2008 to August 29, 2008May 11, 2009 to July 10, 2009May 10, 2010 to December 1, 2010May 3, 2011 to July 7, 2011April 6, 2012 to October 24, 2012April 30, 2013 to June 19, 2013May 23, 2014 to August 16, 2014May 11, 2015 to August 21, 2015April 25, 2016 to August 5, 2016April 17, 2017 to August 14, 2017May 24, 2018 to October 17, 2018

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