From spring to mid-summer, you can admire the vibrant blue-purple, star-shaped flowers of the Blue-Eyed Grass perennial, also known as Sisyrinchium angustifolium. It is an attractive and hardy perennial. It is a member of the Iris family and produces a clump of narrow, grass-like leaves and vivid flowers. The flowers are star-shaped and each has a bright blue center with white petals.
The Blue-Eyed Grass is hardy in USDA Hardiness Zones 4-9, meaning it can tolerate temperatures from -30 to 30 degrees Fahrenheit. It prefers full sun to part shade, and will do best in moist, well-drained soils. As it is a drought-tolerant plant, it requires only occasional watering. It will reach a height of 12-18 inches and spreads up to 18 inches.
This plant is a great choice for the garden, meadow, and naturalized areas. It is also deer resistant and attracts butterflies, and perfect to plant along garden borders, walkways, and rock gardens to protect your garden and land from pesky intruders.
The Blue-Eyed Grass is a low maintenance perennial that is easy to grow and is a great addition to any garden. It will flower from late spring through early summer, adding a splash of cheerful color to any landscape. It is a great choice for any garden and its easy care make it a great choice for gardeners of any experience level.