Rob's plants
home garden plants wildlife seed photos
plant sale journal topics plantlinks fun guestbook

Sisyrinchium angustifolium

Sisyrinchium angustifolium
Synonym(s) Sisyrinchium bermudiana
Common name narrow-leaf blue-eyed grass
Family iridaceae
Life cycle perennial (Z5-8)
Flowers blue (summer)
Size 6"
Light full sun-part shade
Cultural notes ordinary garden soil
From seed Germinate at room temperature
detailed seed-starting info below
Seed ripensearly July

Forms a tidy clump of grassy leaves, with yellow-throated blue flowers on upright stems. Especially nice in a colony of several plants.

narrow-leaf blue-eyed grass
Sisyrinchium angustifolium
Leaves are evergreen, although they do get a bit tattered by late winter (this photo taken on March 1st)
narrow-leaf blue-eyed grass
'Lucerne' cultivar

In our garden, this plant grows in the following area: back fence border

About my plant portraits
PlantLinks to other web pages about Sisyrinchium angustifolium

Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from '00 trade. 70F (94%G, starting 7d)
  2. Seed from '02 garden. Baggy 70F (91%G, 7-15d)
  3. Seed from '04 garden. Baggy 70F (78%G, 10-15d)
  4. Seed from NARGS '10/'11 exchange. Baggy 70F (8%G, 11-20d)
  5. Same seed as above. Baggy 70F (8%G, 17-19d)

I welcome comments about my web pages; feel free to use the form below to leave feedback about this particular page. For the benefit of other visitors to these pages, I will list any relevant comments you leave, and if appropriate, I will update my page to correct mis-information. Faced with an ever-increasing onslaught of spam, I'm forced to discard any comments including html markups. Please submit your comment as plain text. If you have a comment about the website as a whole, please leave it in my guestbook. If you have a question that needs a personal response, please e-mail me.

Your name

Your comments