Blue Flax, Golden Flax
Linum flavum compactum, L. perenne
COMPACT GOLDENFlax Linum flavum compactum
Compact 9 in. tall plants are covered in 1-1.5 in. wide, golden-yellow flowers all summer long. Leaves are dark green, narrow, and lance-shaped. An exceptional perennial, deserves to be planted much more often. Use in borders, rock gardens or containers. Winter hardy to zone 5, or to zone 4 with protection.
SAPHYR BLUE Flax Linum perenne
Dwarf, 12-15 in. tall plants are covered in 1 in. wide, sky blue flowers from May to September. A colorful, heat tolerant perennial that looks great in mixed borders, or mass plant it for maximum impact. Winter hardy to zone 4.
How to Plant Flax Seeds
Sow Flax seeds in cell packs or flats, press into soil but do not cover. Needs light to germinate. Kept at 65-75°F., germination is in 14-21 days. Transplant into the garden 6-12 in. apart.