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