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Sisyrinchium californicum


Sisyrinchium californicum is known as the golden-eyed grass. It has iris-like foliage and cheerful six-tepaled, star-shaped flowers.

Sisyrinchium californicum is known as the golden or yellow blue-eyed grass. It has small grass- or iris-like foliage and cheerful six-tepaled, star-shaped yellow 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 BC south to central California. Photo: Wikipedia.

Common Name: Golden-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: Yellow

Secondary Bloom Colour: Yellow

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, coastal habitats including pond margins, seepage slopes and bogs usually at low elevations.


Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - North America

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