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.
Zones4 - 9
Advantages
Easy To Grow
Bee Friendly
Native
Low Maintenance
Good For Cut Flowers
Groundcover
Good Rockgarden Or Alpine Plant
Great For Mass Plantings
Multiplies / Naturalizes
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Half Sun / Half Shade
Mature Plant Size4-12" tall
Bloom TimeEarly to mid summer
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SizePacket
SKUHC013285

USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

  • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
  • If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).

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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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SKUHC013285
Common Name
Blue Eyed Grass Seeds
Botanical Name
Sisyrinchium angustifolium
Item Package Size
Packet
Seed Life Cycle
Perennial
Light Requirements
Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Flower Color
Blue
Bloom Time
Early to mid summer
Mature Height
4-12" tall
Wildflower Mix or Specie
Species
Ships As
Seed
Ideal Region
Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, West, Southwest, Pacific Northwest
Zones
4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
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
Easy To Grow, Bee Friendly, Native, Low Maintenance, Good For Cut Flowers, Groundcover, Good Rockgarden Or Alpine Plant, Great For Mass Plantings, Multiplies / Naturalizes
Item Unit Of Measure
Packet
Ships To Canada
No
Planting Guides

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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