PLANT BASE

Sisyrinchium angustifolium

Blue-eyed grass

Height
Spread
Growth
habit
4-9
1.5-2'
0.5-1'
Form                           Lifecycle              Hardiness zone*
Clumping
Flower
Perennial

Narrowleaf Blue-eyed Grass, Bermuda Blue-eyed Grass, Narrow-leaf Blue-eyed-grass

APPEARANCE
Bloom time
Bloom color
May-June
Violet/ pinkish
USE FOR
Seasonal interest
ENVIRONMENT
Terminal clusters
Light
Water
Soil
Soil pH
Clay, Loam, Sand
Average, slightly basic
Soil Preference
Well-drained, consistently moist
HABITAT & NATIVE RANGE
Floodplain forests, sandy thickets, woodland edges and clearings, river banks, moist meadows and fields, roadsides, oak savannas
Eastern Canada to Maine to Florida, west to Minnesota to Kansas to Texas.
ENVIRONMENTAL TOLERANCE
Wet soil
BROWSE TOLERANCE
Wet soil
Tolerance to browse by animals typically happens once plants are established. Young plants may still be quite susceptible.
SUGGESTED MAINTENANCE & COMMON PROBLEMS
Divide every 2-3 years, don't add thick mulch as will cause rot
COMPANION PLANTS
Sideoats grama,Stokes aster,Aromatic aster
COMPANION TREES & SHRUBS
NOTES
Do not allow to dry out

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