General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 7a -17.8 °C (0 °F) to -15 °C (5 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 12 - 24 inches
Plant Spread: 6 - 12 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Uses: Water gardens
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Division

Common names
  • Yellow-eyed Grass
  • California Golden-Eyed Grass
  • Golden blue-eyed grass
  • Golden blue-eyed-grass

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  • Posted by Marilyn (Kentucky - Zone 6a) on May 25, 2013 3:20 AM concerning plant:
    "Sisyrinchium californicum is a species of flowering plant in the iris family known by the common names yellow-eyed grass, golden-eyed grass, and golden blue-eyed grass. It is native to the west coast of North America from British Columbia to central California, where it grows in moist habitat, often in coastal areas.

    Sisyrinchium californicum is a rhizomatous perennial herb producing a pale green, nonwaxy stem which grows up to about 60 centimeters tall. The herbage turns dark brown or black as it dries. The flat, narrow leaves are grasslike. The flower has six tepals each between 1 and 2 centimeters in length. They are light to bright yellow, often with brown veining. The fruit is a dark-colored capsule."

    Taken from wikipedia's page at:

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MrsBinWY On December 31, 2018 Seeds sown
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