Striped violet-blue petals with dark bases form an inky blue ring around a bright gold center. Larger blooms than the more familiar Sisyrinchium angustifolium. Flowers May- July.
Production Location: Florida
Tray Size: 72 plants
Common Name: Blue-eyed grass
USDA Hardiness Zone: 4 - 9
Mature Height: 4 -5 inches
Exposure: Full Sun to Part Shade
Recommended Finish Size: 1 gallon
Growing Media: Well-draining commercial media
Growing Temperature: 65-75 F (days) 55-65 F (nights)
Soil PH: 5.8-6.2
Soil EC: 1.8-2.2
Finish Time for Spring Sale: 6 - 8 weeks
Growing Info: Pinching not required.
Fertilizing: Constant liquid feed at low levels of 100 - 150 ppm N
Moisture Level: Allow plants to dry between ample waterings.
Watch for Pest and Disease: Rust, downy mildew
Vernalization Requirements: Not required.
Supplemental Lighting: None required.
Growth Regulators: Generally, not needed.
Day Length: Short Day