Blue-eyed Grass - Sisyrinchium albidum
Regular price $6.00
Phonetic: sis-ee-RINK-ee-um AL-bih-dum
Blue-Eyed Grass is a clump forming perennial belonging to the Iris family. With it's semi-evergreen grass-like leaves, it makes a beautiful accent along walkways and rock gardens. Clusters of dainty violet-blue star shaped flowers with yellow centers bloom profusely in late spring and early summer. The flowers open in the morning and then close during the afternoon and evening. A bee favorite, this perennial provides needed pollen between the spring and summer bloomers. Blue-Eyed grass spreads via rhizomes and benefits from division every two to three years. It is a versatile plant that does well in clay, loam or sandy soil.
- Hardiness: 4-9
- Native Northeast Region: USDA Database
- Sun Exposure: Full Sun to Partial Shade
- Flower Color: Blue
- Bloom Time: May, June
- Soil Type: Moist-Dry
- Mature Plant Size: 1'H, 1'W
- Plant Spacing: 1'
- Host Plant:
- Attracts: Bees, butterflies
- Advantages: Drought tolerant, deer resistant, cut flower, clay soil, appealing foliage.
- Landscape Uses: Rock gardens, ground cover, pathways, mass plantings, cottage gardens, woodland gardens, pollinator gardens and perennial borders.
- Companion Plants: Smooth Blue Aster, Foxglove Beardtongue, Showy Goldenrod, Indian Grass, Butterfly Weed and Lanceleaf Coreopsis,