Heliophila longifolia

Beautiful, delicate flax-like flowers to give you summer sky-blue pots and front of border fillers for many weeks at a stretch. More
500 seeds 153044 £1.95 Now £1.56

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Beautiful, delicate flax-like flowers to give you summer sky-blue pots and front of border fillers for many weeks at a stretch.

Very quick to flower and self-seeds to flower again in the same year.

Genus Heliophila
Group/Species longifolia
Type Half-Hardy Annual
Common Name False Blue Flax
Border Position Container, Front
Soil Type Fertile, Neutral
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 35cm (14in)
Spacing 30cm (12in) in the border, 10-15cm (4-6in) in a container
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Sow seed indoors in spring, move to a cooler position once seedlings emerge. Pot on and harden off before planting outside after all risk of frost has passed.
Care Tips Cut back after flowering to encourage a second flush of flowers.
Flowering June - August
Harvesting Flower production: 3 months
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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Heliophila longifolia reviews

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Reviewed 20th April 2020 by Simon

Overpriced, unhelpful and rude, I won’t be using them again.

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Judith

They were very poor,, they only flowered for a very short time