Sisyrinchium angustifolium Lucerne

Blue Eyed Grass

Type: Perennials,Grasses
Height: Short 6-10" (Plant 8-10" apart)
Bloom Time: Late Spring to Mid-Summer
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Mostly Sunny
Zones: 4-9   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal
Flower / Accent: Blue / Blue
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep
Star-like flowers are violet-blue with a yellow center and reach 1" in diameter over grass-like blades. Sisyrinchium Lucerne will rebloom sporadically in late summer if conditions are favorable. The fine grassy foliage will soften and provide texture and contrast in rock gardens or draped over retaining walls.

Features to Note:

  • Wet Site Tolerant
  • Blooms for 4 Weeks or More
  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • For a Sunny Spot
  • Web Only

Sisyrinchium General Information:

Sisyrinchium are semi-evergreen perennials with narrow leaves that appear to be an ornamental grass, but actually belong to the Iris family. Noted for violet-blue flowers with yellow eyes on branched flowering stems. Plants will gradually expand as self-sowing at the base occurs.

Sisyrinchium Plant Care:

Tolerates a wide range of soils as long as well drained in winter. Can be sheared back after flowering. If desired divide after flowering.

$9.95 ea.
(3+) $9.50 ea.
Fall 2014
Plant Code: SILU