Blue Eyed Grass

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Charming native will catch you by surprise! 

Blue-Eyed Grass (Sisyrinchium bellum) is a native to states west of the Sierra Nevada. Like its name implies, it looks like a clump of grass for much of the year. Nothing really to write home about.

But then…in the spring…hold your hats! The most gorgeous blue-verging-on-lavender flowers blink open and totally steal the show from every other flower in your garden. Then after they bloom, they go dormant and the entire plant quietly disappears into the ground for the heat of summer. Don’t worry, though. These hardy little guys come back like clockwork every year (that is of course if you don’t get them confused with other grasses and pull them thinking they are weeds before they bloom again!).

They are adaptable to just about any soil, even heavy clay, so we know that you can find a place for them in your garden. They even grow well under oaks, which is a notoriously difficult place for flowers to thrive. They spread easily, but slowly. If you’re patient you will have a nice colony of these petite beauties before you know it.

They are drought tolerant once they get established and they are deer resistant from day one.

If you live where Blue-Eyed Grass is happy, then this a definite “Do Not Miss” for your native garden. Order yours today!

* Full sun
* Easy care
* Heat and drought tolerant once established
* Trusty perennial
* Deer resistant
* Beautiful dainty blue flowers
* Blends well

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Due to winter weather we have put a hold on shipping to the areas shown below in grey. You can still order now and we will ship the plant to you during an appropriate time for your zone.

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At Nature Hills we handle, package and ship the products you order with the utmost care to ensure healthy delivery. Shipping and handling charges are calculated based on the tables below. Please note that some items include an additional handling surcharge, these will be noted on the item's product page.

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0 - 19.99 24.99
20 - 49.99 29.99
50 - 69.99 34.99
70 - 99.99 39.99
100 - 129.99 44.99
130 - 149.99 48.99
150 - 150+ Approx 28%

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Growing Zones
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Botanical Name Sisyrinchium bellum
Pollinator Friendly No