Linum lewisii

Linum lewisii

Lewis flax

Native drought tolerant semi-evergreen perennial; full sunlight to partial shade. Light blue flowers bloom profusely May through July with fresh flowers borne daily. Occurs from dry foothills to upper montane, mostly on open rocky soils throughout western North America.

Varieties: 
Maple Grove

Selected for release because of outstanding vigor, beauty, and overall competitiveness. Maple Grove grows best on sunny open slopes in well-drained soils and is used for erosion control, reclamation and beautification. (Released 2003, source of ecotype: Maple Grove, Utah)

Boardman
Columbia

Species Attributes

Height: 
12 
- 36 
in.
Life Form: 
Perennial
Native or Introduced: 
Native
Precipitation: 
Low
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Full Sun
Part Sun
Elevation: 
ft.

Soil Texture

Coarse: 
Marginal
Moderately Coarse: 
Best
Medium: 
Best
Moderately Fine: 
Average
Fine: 
Marginal

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Marginal
Neutral: 
Best
Basic: 
Average
Seeding Rate: 
- 6 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
35.80 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
170,000
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
Yes
Bloom Color: 
Blue
Blooming Season: 
Spring
Summer