Printer Friendly Version Print Plant Details

Sisyrinchium angustifolium 'Lucerne'

More About Sisyrinchium angustifolium 'Lucerne'

  • Forms a low clump of grassy, green blades
  • Clusters of showy blue, star-shaped flowers
  • Bloom Time: Late spring-summer
  • Flower Height: 25
  • Foliage Height: 20

Interesting Notes:

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

 

Zone:

5

Height:

20-25 cm

Spread:

15-20 cm

Colour:

Blue,Violet-blue
×

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 a healthy plant. 


Sisyrinchium angustifolium 'Lucerne' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Rabbit Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Heat Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Ground cover
Ground cover
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium
Slow

Attributes

Deciduous

Flowering Time

Lt. Spr-Sum
Summer

Habit

Clumping
Compact
Upright

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Patio plants
Border/edging

 Suitable Substitutions for Sisyrinchium angustifolium 'Lucerne'