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Sisyrinchium striatum


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

Height: 12-24"

Width: 12-24"

Primary Bloom Colour: Yellow

Secondary Bloom Colour:

Class: Evergreen

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Late Spring - Summer

Soil Moisture: Average, Moist

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No



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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