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botanical name:
Sisyrinchium 'Devon Skies'
Sisyrinchium 'Devon Skies' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Blue Eyed Grass
family:  Iridaceae
characteristics: perennial, semi-evergreen
height: 0.20m
width: 0.25m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: spiky
leaf colour: green
flower colour: light blue
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-alkaline
minimum temp: -16°C
USDA zone: 7 to 8
description:
Dwarf, clump-forming semi-evergreen perennial developing fans of narrow sword-shaped leaves. Relatively large, satiny light blue flowers with yellow eyes, throughout summer. Sterile, does not set seed.

cultivation:
Well drained, poor to moderately fertile, neutral or slightly alkaline soil in full sun. Dislikes excessive winter wet.

propagation:
By division.

usage:
Rock gardens, alpine beds and containers

other notes:
Selected in the UK

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