Sisyrinchium striatum has spiky, evergreen foliage and upright stems bearing pretty, pale yellow flowers in early summer.
Sisyrinchium striatum is a South American wildflower with narrow, evergreen, iris-like foliage and upright stems bearing pretty pale yellow flowers beginning in early summer. Adaptable but best grown in consistently moist, well-drained soils in full sun. Do not cut foliage in the fall just tidy it up in the spring.
Common Name: Yellow-Eyed Grass
Family: Iridaceae (The Iris Family)
Zone Hardiness: 5-9
Light: Full Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: Yellow
Secondary Bloom Colour:
Bloom Time: Late Spring - Summer
Soil Moisture: Average, Moist
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Native to alpine grasslands, meadows and open woods in Argentina and Chile.
Award: AGM, GPP
Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - Central and South America
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