Linum perenne nanum Sapphire

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Plant Code: LIPS

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Azure-blue blooms last only until the sun sets - then a shower of petals end the day. Tomorrow brings forth newcomers which dance on long arching stems. Dependable source of hard-to-find color with fresh blooms atop the waxy foliage for months on end. Tidier than most Linums, with a lovely mounding habit.

Details

Type: Perennials
Height: Short 16"
Spacing: Plant 10" apart
Bloom Time: Late Spring to Mid-Summer
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Mostly Sunny
Zones: 4-8   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal
Flower: Blue
Accent: Blue
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Features to Note

Linum General Information

Linum are excellent garden plants with a compact habit that will naturalize in ideal conditions. Butterfly lover. Deer resistant. Avoid too moist (wet feet). Not for Gulf states.

Linum Plant Care

Prefers loose, sandy dry soil. Does not like to be moved or divided but will self seed freely. Encourage self sowing to ensure future generations. Shear plants back in midsummer by 1/3 to 1/2 to promote regrowth and rebloom. Keep moist after pruning. Remove spent foliage in late winter.