Sisyrinchium angustifolium Seeds

Blue Eyed Grass Seeds

Sisyrinchium angustifolium (Blue Eyed Grass) is an Iris relative relative with grassy foliage that blooms in late spring with violet-blue flowers.
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HC013285
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Sisyrinchium angustifolium (Blue Eyed Grass) is an Iris relative relative with grassy foliage that blooms in late spring with violet-blue flowers. This plant enjoys moist growing conditions and will naturalize where happy. USDA zones 4-9.
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SKU
HC013285
Common Name
Blue Eyed Grass Seeds
Botanical Name
Sisyrinchium angustifolium
Item Package Size
Packet
Seed Life Cycle
Perennials
Light Requirements
Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Wildflower Mix or Specie
Species
Ships As
Seed
Flower Color
Blue
Ideal Region
Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, West, Southwest, Pacific Northwest
Zones
4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Height
12 inches
Mature Height
4-12" tall
Bloom Time
Early - Mid Summer
Bloom Time
Early to mid summer
Days To Germinate
Cold Stratification - 60 days/Regular Surface
Native To
North America
Seeds Per Packet
200
Soil Type
Sandy Soil, Loamy Soil, Clay Soil, Drought / Dry Soil
Soil Moisture
Dry, Average, Well Draining
Advantages
Bee Friendly, Cut Flowers, Groundcover, Native, Rock Gardens, Low Maintenance, Great for Mass Plantings, Multiplies / Naturalizes
Ships To Canada
No
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Step-by-Step Wildflower Seed Planting Instructions

  1. Check for your last frost date and plant after this has passed. Choose a spot on your property that gets 6 or more hours of direct sun a day unless you are planting seeds for shade.
  2. Prepare your soil by clearing the area of all existing growth. Simply dig up everything that is growing, turn the soil and rake the area flat. If this is an area that has never before been gardened, you may need to till the area up to remove growth.
  3. Mix the seeds with sand* for better visibility and scatter the seeds directly on top of the soil. If you are sowing a larger area, we recommend using a seed spreader; if not, you can sow by hand.
  4. We recommend lightly compressing the seeds into the soil, making sure not to bury them. You can either walk on them, use a board or if you are sowing a larger area, rent a seed roller.
  5. Water so that the soil is moist, not soaking wet, until the seedlings are about 4-6" tall. After that, the seedlings will survive on natural rains. If you are experiencing very dry weather, we recommend watering occasionally.
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