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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
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.

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

By division.

Rock gardens, alpine beds and containers

other notes:
Selected in the UK
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