Blue-eyed grass

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 Sisyrhychium bellum subsp. var.  
Habit: grass
Height: to
Width: to
Height: cm to 18 in
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Lifespan: perennial
Bloom: early spring
Exposure: sun
Water: dry
Features: naturalizes, drought tolerant
Hidden fields, interally pass variables to right place
Minimum Temp: °Fwarning.png"°F" is not a number.
USDA Zones: to
Sunset Zones:
Flower features: blue
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Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture

Sisyrinchium (an old Greek name first applied to some other plant). Iridaceae. Satin Flower. Blue-Eyed Grass. Rush Lily. Hardy or half-hardy perennials, usually with fibrous roots, sometimes used in the hardy border.

Stems simple or branched, 2-edged or winged: lvs. grass-like, lanceolate or terete: fls. small, fugacious, in umbellate clusters from a usually 2-lvd. spathe, blue or yellow, perianth nearly flat or bell-shaped, segms. 6, nearly alike: caps. globular, 3-angled.—About 150 species, all American, mostly in moist fields and sandy places and along shores. The species are of easy cult. in any good garden soil. They are very little known as horticultural subjects. CH

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