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Appar Blue Flax (Linum)

Linum perenne Appar
SKU: HC014627
per Plant - 2.5" Pot
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Linum perenne 'Appar' (Blue Flax) is a dwarf form of Blue Flax that covers itself with bright blue flowers held over stout wiry stems and blooms for several months beginning in late spring. 'Appar' Blue Flax loves poor soils and drier conditions in the garden. Drought resistant/drought tolerant perennial plant (xeric).
key features
Botanical Name
Linum perenne Appar
Growing Zones
Zone 3, Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9
Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Easy To Grow, Low Maintenance, Naturalizes, Rock Gardens
Soil Moisture
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Mature Height
18" tall
Bloom Time
Early to mid summer


Linum perenne 'Appar' (Blue Flax) is absolutely one of the favorite Western wildflowers for gardens and meadows. Its profuse true blue flowers match the summer sky. 'Appar; Blue Flax was originally collected in the Black Hills of South Dakota and improved through breeding to have outstanding vigor and a long season of bloom. Native to Europe and Asia, Blue Flax has naturalized throughout the United States as it is a strong re-seeder. Extremely cold hardy, this wildflower is also well suited for the colder areas of the Rockies and Great Plains. Seed propagated. 18" x 18" wide. 

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