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Sisyrinchium angustifolium

More About Sisyrinchium angustifolium

  • AKA Sisyrinchium graminoides
  • Forms a dense mounding clump of green blades
  • Clusters of showy blue flowers are even with the top of the foliage
  • Bloom Time: Late spring
  • Flower Height: 50 cm
  • Foliage Height: 50 cm

Interesting Notes:

Native to Ontario

Though it is called a grass, and looks like a grass, this plant is in the iris family.

 

Zone:

5

Height:

45-50 cm

Spread:

10-15 cm

Colour:

Blue,Violet-blue
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Blue-Eyed Grass Growing and Maintenance Tips

Sisyrinchium is best grown in a moist but not wet soil, in full sun to partial shade. They will self-seed in optimum conditions, so it is best to remove the flowers before they seed. Plants should be divided every few years to maintain health. 


Sisyrinchium angustifolium Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Rabbit Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Native to Ontario
Native to Ontario
Rock garden
Rock garden
Ground cover
Ground cover

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium
Slow

Attributes

Deciduous

Flowering Time

Lt. Spr-Sum

Habit

Clumping
Upright

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Border/edging

 Suitable Substitutions for Sisyrinchium angustifolium

Sisyrinchium montanum

Sisyrinchium montanum

Blue-Eyed Grass