Also known as
Wild Flax, Showy Sunflax, Blousporrie, Sporries (Afr.)
1 years to reach maturity
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Blue Flax Overview
Heliophila coronopifolia is a delicate annual species in the mustard family, Brassicaceae. It produces graceful blue-purple, 4 petalled flowers with attractive darker venation that dance in the wind. Flowers lead onto long seed pods containing small brown seeds. It typically grows to around 60cm in height. It has an upright habit and is frost tender, keep above freezing temperature, plant in a position of full sun and well-draining soil for optimal growth. ZA Distribution: Western Cape.