The seeds are a nutritious natural laxative and have been used to lower
cholesterol. Stems up to 30" tall produce blue flowers from May to September. Annual Seed should be planted 1/2 to 1 inch deep. Grow Flax in full sun. They prefer rich soil. Mix in compost when planting, if your soil is not rich. Keep the soil moist, not wet. Cochrane Family Farm has grown this beautiful plant for another year, pollinators love it.