Blue flax (Linum Lewissi) plants growing in a garden landscape
Flax family (Linaceae)
Lewis flax, Blue flax, Prairie flax, Western blue flax
Two species of blue flax are found in North America. Perennial or common blue flax (Lineum perenne)is a perennial flax from Eurasia that has naturalized in parts of North America. Lewis flax (Lineum Lewisii) is a native North American perennial found throughout the Great Plains and western U.S. and most of Canada.
This plant is a good choice for the western United States and cold regions of the Mid West and Great Plains states.