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
Primary Bloom Colour: Blue
Secondary Bloom Colour: Blue
Bloom Time: Spring - Summer
Soil Moisture: Average, Moist
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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