Origin: Not US Native
Other Common Names: Prairie Flax, Perennial Flax
Bloom Time: Spring
Height: 12” to 24”
Spacing: 12” to 15”
Light: Full Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry
USDA Zone: 3a-9b
Germination: No pre-treatment needed. Sow seeds just below soil surface at 70F and water.
Seeds Per Oz: 20000
Named in honor of Meriwether Lewis of Lewis & Clark, being it was discovered on their expedition across the plains. As a member of the flax family, this species is important in the production of linseed oil and fabric. Boasting pale, pastel-blue, five-petaled flowers, this native wildflower reseeds itself readily, and is quite aggressive in favorable conditions. Important in Native American folklore, it is always noted for it's beauty!
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Note: Many wildflowers can grow in areas outside of their natural range.
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