Linum perenne ssp. alpinum
Linum perenne ssp. alpinum
Linum perenne ssp. alpinum
Linum perenne ssp. alpinum
Linum perenne ssp. alpinum
Linum perenne ssp. alpinum
Linum perenne ssp. alpinum
Linum perenne ssp. alpinum
Linum perenne ssp. alpinum
Linum perenne ssp. alpinum

Linum perenne ssp. alpinum

Perennial Flax

Linaceae

Height

20 - 30 cm

Flower colour

blue

Flowering time

late June - August

Foliage colour

green

Sunlight

sun

Soil

poor, well drained

pH

acid - neutral - alkaline

Hardiness

hardy

Plant range

Alps

Linum, is a genus of 200 species in the flax family, Linaceae. Common flax belongs to this genus, which is the source of linen and linseed oil. It is widely cultivated, but not found growing wild. Linum species need full sun.

Propagation:


Division in spring.


Seed - sown January - March.

Seed not covered and stored at 20°C (68°F) until germination.

Needs sun and well drained, fairly poor soil.

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