Narbonne blue flax

Linum narbonense

Narbonne blue flax, Linum narbonense, Plant Select
This Mediterranean form of blue flax is much more long-lived and fuller than the western native species. Blooming for months on end, the deep sky blue flowers are larger and more flaring. This robust plant offers a dense mound of attractive, nearly evergreen foliage for garden borders, wildflower gardens and informal plantings. Read more here.

Tips from the pros: Very easy care! Situate in full sun for optimal flower bloom.
Plant Type Perennial
Height 16-18 inches
Width 16-18 inches
Flowering Season May-July
Flower Color Blue
Sun Sun, Part Sun
Water Needs Moderate to xeric
USDA Hardiness Zone Zones 5-8
Soil Type Loam, sandy
Deer Resistant Yes
Good for Pollination Yes
Winter Interest No
North American Native No
Year Introduced 2013
Annual Commercial Maintenance Hand trim back dead stems in spring. Can cut back to first set of buds in spring to renew
5-10 Year Commercial Maintenance Follow annual maintenance. Seeds fall close to parent plants. Allow seedlings to create a swath of color in the garden.
Elevation Guide Up to 8125 ft