Eastern blue-eyed grass (Sisyrinchium atlanticum) in the Sisyrinchiums Database

Common names:
Give a thumbs up Eastern blue-eyed grass
Give a thumbs up Eastern blue-eyed-grass
Give a thumbs up Bicknell Blue-eyed Grass

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 6 - 12 inches
Plant Spread: 3 - 8 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Fruit: Showy
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Blue
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Uses: Water gardens
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Seeds: Stratify seeds: 3 months at 40 degrees
Propagation: Other methods: Division


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Discussion Threads about this plant
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