Sisyrinchium bellum

Blue Eyed grass © www.watershednursery.com/
blue eyed grass &copy: M. Turner
blue eyed grass © M. Turner
  • Blue Eyed grass © www.watershednursery.com/
  • blue eyed grass &copy: M. Turner
  • blue eyed grass © M. Turner

Full Description

Like a miniature iris with flowers all shades of blue, purple-blue, or sometimes white. Stems branched, flat with flat fans of leaves attached equal or nearly equal the length of flower stem, small point at the tip of petal. Tuft of upright leaves and stems. Flowering stems with pair of bracts near top, flowers extended above. Grows in moist meadows, woodlands below 8000 ft.

Plant Details

Habitat:
Upland Prairie and Savanna
Shallow Marsh
Wet Prairie
Mature Height:
4"-16"
Shade Preference:
Full Sun, Partial Shade,
Soil Tolerance:
Moderately moist, but will tolerate summer dryness
Special Uses:
Deer resistant, Drought tolerant