Sisyrinchium bellum

Sisyrinchium bellum

Blue-eyed grass

Previous scientific name(s): Sisyrinchium eastwoodiae, Sisyrinchium greenei, Sisyrinchium hesperium

Moderate to high water requirement; full sun. Perennial with dark blue flowers with a yellow eye, blooms in the spring along coastal meadows, valley grasslands, and oak woodlands. Generally found below 3,000 ft. and always near water.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

Height: 
- 18 
in.
Life Form: 
Perennial
Native or Introduced: 
Native
Precipitation: 
Moderate - High
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Full Sun
Elevation: 
- 3,000 
ft.

Soil Texture

Coarse: 
Not Adapted
Moderately Coarse: 
Marginal
Medium: 
Best
Moderately Fine: 
Best
Fine: 
Marginal

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Not Adapted
Neutral: 
Best
Basic: 
Marginal
Seeding Rate: 
- 5 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
41.00 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
315,000
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
Yes
Bloom Color: 
Dark Blue
Blooming Season: 
Spring