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Sisyrinchium montanum

 
Sisyrinchium montanum

Common name mountain blue-eyed grass
Family iridaceae
Life cycle perennial (Z3-8)
Flowers blue (spring)
Size 4-24"
Cultural notes ordinary garden soil
Seed ripensmid-June

Wildflower of North America, primarily found east of the Rockies. Similar to S. angustifolium, but this one has simple unbranched stems with a terminal spathe. Started blooming in the first half of May in its second year; I was charmed by the simple elegance of my two plants (that's as many seedlings as I managed to raise last year). So hopefully they'll stick around in my rock garden.

In our garden, this plant grows in the following areas: rock garden, orchard nursery area

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from NARGS '12/'13 exchange, cold-stored. Baggy 35F (8w) - 70F (4%G, 4-11d)


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