Planting Under Oaks - SISYRINCHIUM BELLUM
Blue Eyed Grass
A summer-deciduous perennial with an upright, clumping growth habit. Grassy leaves are flattened and bluish-green. Abundant flowers bloom from midwinter through spring on branched stalks above the foliage. Flowers are small, six-petaled, trumpet-shaped and violet-blue with yellow eyes. Self-sows. Native to California.
USDA zones: 5 - 10
Sunset zones: 2 - 9, 14 - 24
Mature size: 1 foot high and wide
Light needs: full sun, light shade
Water needs: little to moderate water