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Sisyrinchium idahoense


Sisyrinchium idahoense, the Idaho blue-eyed grass, has small iris-like foliage and cheerful star-shaped blue flowers.

Sisyrinchium idahoense is known as the Idaho blue-eyed grass. It has small grass- or iris-like foliage and cheerful six-tepaled, star-shaped blue to lavender-blue flowers that bloom in succession from late spring into summer. A perfect little edger for pathways or at the front of the border or in rock gardeners or containers. Native to western North America including BC. Photo: Wikipedia.

Common Name: Idaho Blue-Eyed Grass

Family: Iridaceae (The Iris Family)

Zone Hardiness: 5-9

Light: Full Sun, Part Sun

Height: 8-12"

Width: 4-8"

Primary Bloom Colour: Blue

Secondary Bloom Colour: Blue

Class: Evergreen

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Spring - Summer

Soil Moisture: Average, Moist

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No


Benefits: Butterflies, Bees

Deer Resistant: Yes

BC Native: Yes

Native Habitat: Moist, grassy areas and open woodlands and along stream banks.


Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - North America

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