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blue-eyed grass

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blue-eyed grass

Sisyrinchium idahoensis

Perennial Groundcover

Height: 2 ft.

Availability: Low

Growing ease: High

Moisture req.: moist - wet

Exposure req.: sun - part shade


Plant description:

This iris like perennial has dainty bluish purple flowers that open during the day and close in the evening. Try planting with golden-eyed grass in a moist, sunny area.

Keywords: blue, perennial (non-woody), purple, upright