Blue-eyed Grass Seeds - Blue Eyed Ornamental Grass Seed

Blue-Eyed Grass Seeds

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Flower Specifications

Season: Perennial

USDA Zones: 5 - 9

Approximate seeds per pound: 354,120

Height: 6 - 12 inches

Bloom Season: Spring

Bloom Color: Purple

Environment: Full sun

Soil Type: Moist, well-drained, pH 6.1 - 7.5

Deer Resistant: Yes

Latin Name: Sisyrinchium bellum

Planting Directions

Temperature: 70 - 75F

Average Germ Time: 28 - 35 days

Light Required: Yes

Depth: Press into soil, do not cover

Sowing Rate: 3 - 4 seeds per plant

Moisture: Keep moist until germination

Plant Spacing: 6 - 12 inches

Care & Maintenance: Blue-Eyed Grass

Blue-eyed Grass (Sisyrinchium bellum) - These Blue Eyed grass seeds are sure to thrill you! As you might expect from the common name, Blue-eyed Grass, this little perennial has grass-like foliage with a blue-purple flower. It is categorized as an ornamental grass, however, it is in the Iris family. Usually this six petaled flower will begin to flower in April and doesn't stop blooming until the end of July or August. Sow Sisyrinchium bellum seeds if you are looking for a star performer! It works well in rock gardens, cottage gardens, at the front of borders and along pathways. Use it in woodland areas and allow it to naturalize in informal settings, or for a more traditional setting, combine it with other low-growing ground covers like creeping thyme or a sedum.

How To Grow Blue-eyed Grass From Seed: Sow Sisyrinchium bellum seeds in a sunny area. It likes moist but well-drained soil and a light application of low nitrogen fertilizer in early spring. Divide the Blue-eyed Grass plants every 2 - 3 years in the early spring.