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Botanical/Common Image Description Price
Sisyrinchium californicum

Yellow-Eyed Grass

Charming butter-yellow cupped flowers on 8 stems for a lengthy period in spring & summer. Dusty-green leaves with a purplish base. Great at the pond edge. A primitive form of iris and native to the entire west coast.
Stock #: 434-002
Zone: 8-10     Height: 8-14''     Full-Sun Part-Shade Bog-Water-Plant Deer-Resistant Native Americans
$6.99 each

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Sisyrinchium 'Lucerne'

Blue-Eyed Grass

AKA: S. bermudianum Spiky, dark green, grass-like foliage gives way to bright purplish-blue, star-like flowers. Though they bloom the heaviest in late spring and early summer, the plants may continue to bloom sporadically all summer long. Great for little accents along a rockery or walkway. Foliage clumps are quite attractive even when the flowers are not in bloom. A primitive form of iris.
Stock #: 434-004
Zone: 5-8     Height: 10''     Full-Sun Part-Shade Bog-Water-Plant Deer-Resistant
$6.99 each

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Sisyrinchium striatum

Satin Flower

Taller larger flowered version of the little yellow-eyed grass. Fan-forming foliage of sword-like leaves. 1inch cream-colored flowers with yellow center arranged up and around sturdy stems. Very showy and remarkable in bloom.
Stock #: 434-005
Zone: 7-10     Height: 2-3'     Full-Sun Part-Shade Cut-Flower Deer-Resistant
$6.99 each

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Sisyrinchium a. 'Mrs Spivey'

White-Eyed Grass

Charming, pure white flowers over grassy green foliage, taller than most in the species. Easy, dependable and quick to multiply. A primitive form of iris, actually. A longer-blooming variety than most. An evergreen charmer for the rockery or trough garden.
Stock #: 434-009
Zone: 4-8     Height: 12-20''     Full-Sun Part-Shade Cut-Flower Deer-Resistant
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Sisyrinchium angustifolium 'Lucerne'

Blue-Eyed Grass

A free-blooming plant with loads of small, showy, purple-blue cups throughout the summer. The flowers are on stiff 6 stalks, hovering above the narrow leaf blades an inch or so. Not actually a grass but a relative of the iris.
Stock #: 434-001
Zone: 7-10     Height: 6-10''     Full-Sun Part-Shade Bog-Water-Plant Deer-Resistant
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Sisyrinchium b. 'Devon Skies'

Blue-Eyed Grass

This charming and showy, grass-like clumper gets covered with large, sky-blue flowers for weeks in midsummer. This dwarf hybrid tolerates many soils with good drainage. Super in the rock garden or border edge. Will rebloom. The plant is sterile so it doesn't seed around.
Stock #: 434-008
Zone: 7-10     Height: 6-12''     Full-Sun Part-Shade Cut-Flower Deer-Resistant
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Sisyrinchium bellium

Blue-Eyed Grass

Purplish-blue small flowers have a bright yellow eye. Not actually a grass but a primitive form of iris and native to the entire west coast. This little charmer will bloom heavy in spring and then sporadically all summer and performs well in dry areas.
Stock #: 434-006
Zone: 8-10     Height: 6-8''     Full-Sun Part-Shade Bog-Water-Plant Deer-Resistant
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Sisyrinchium c. 'Yellow Stone'

Yellow-Eyed Grass

Large, bright yellow, star shaped flowers. Iris-like attractive foliage and very long flowering. A semi-evergreen, clump forming perennial.
Stock #: 434-007
Zone: 6-9     Height: 8''     Full-Sun Part-Shade Cut-Flower Deer-Resistant
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Sisyrinchium 'Quaint and Queer'

Blue-Eyed Grass

Flower color is described variably as yellow centered with outer dull purple petals or dull apricot with muted maroon throats, the unusual color combination is appealing.. and very consistent with it's charming name. Foliage clumps are quite attractive when the flowers are not in bloom. A primitive form of iris and native to the entire west coast.
Stock #: 434-003
Zone: 6-9     Height: 8-14''     Full-Sun Part-Shade Bog-Water-Plant Deer-Resistant
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