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Blue-eyed grass

Sisyrinchium bellum

Also known as

Californian blue-eyed grass

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Tender

H2

RHS hardiness

1°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

15cm

Max

10cm

10cm

Min

10cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Blue-eyed grass Overview

This is a clump-forming perennial which is grown for its Iris-like flowers and grassy foliage. It will tolerate some partial shade but will prefer to have full sun. They need a consistent even moisture with good drainage which is essential as these perennials do not like to dry out.

Common problems with Blue-eyed grass

How to propagate Blue-eyed grass

Division

Propagation is by division in early spring.

Seed

Seed in spring or autumn.

Other uses of Blue-eyed grass

Rock garden, wildflower/meadow, border