Botanical Name Sisyrinchium 'Sapphire'
Common Name - Blue Eyed Grass
Description - This is a lovely, evergreen perennial forming a ‘grassy’ clump of emerald green lance-shaped foliage. Beautiful sapphire blue flowers with yellow throats appear above the foliage. Its not a 'grass' as such, but a close cousin, giving architectural texture to the garden.
Flower Time - Flowering prolifically in mid spring through summer.
Size - Grows to 15cm high x 20cm wide.
Use - Valuable addition to the rock garden, for sunny borders to line pathways in clumps or container gardens. Fabulous in pebble and gravel gardens. Frost and heat tolerant.
Position - Full sun position and well drained soils.
Maintenance - Easy care, Remove spent flowers, fertilise when planting.
At a Glance
- Prolific flowering
- Frost tolerant