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Blue-eyed Grass
Scientific Name: Sisyrinchium bellum S. Watson
Synonym: Sisyrinchium eastwoodiae, Sisyrinchium funereum, Sisyrinchium hesperium
Family: Iridaceae
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 4-24
USDA: 7-8

Sun Exposure: Sun to light shade

Origin: Coastal California from San Luis Obispo to Baja California, below 3000 feet elevation (900 m)

Growth Habits: Perennial, 4 to 16 inches tall (10-40 cm) and wide; narrow linear leaves in clumps

Watering Needs: Little to moderate water, needs good drainage

Dies to the ground during its summer dormancy.

Blooming Habits:
The Blue-eyed Grass has 6-tepaled blue-violet flowers with yellow throat, 0.5 inch in diameter (12 mm), in the spring. The fruit is a dry brown capsule.

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