Sisyrinchium angustifolium

pointed blue-eyed-grass


Synonyms:  Sisyrinchium atlanticum

wildlife plant   wildlife plant

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Plant Specifics

Form: flower
Life Span: short-lived perennial
Size: Height: 0.5-1 ft    Width: 0.5-1 ft
Flower Color: flower color   flower color   flower color      white,blue,purple
Phenology: winter dormant
Noted for: Showy flowers


Recommended Uses: Groundcover. Foliage is low and neat even during periods when there are no flowers (flowers in mid-spring). Plant not visible in winter. Can be naturalized in sunny areas. Can be used as a border plant or in a damp meadow.
Propagation: Seed. Division of clumps.
Availability: Native nurseries, FNPS plant sales
Light: light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand, loam
Soil pH Range: Slightly acidic to neutral


wildlife plant   wildlife plant  
Native Habitats: Cutthroat seeps, moist roadsides, hammocks, bogs, river banks.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range in Florida

USDA Zones:

USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in: