Is Sisyrinchium a perennial?

Is Sisyrinchium a perennial?

Pale yellow-eyed grass, Sisyrinchium striatum, is a clump-forming perennial bearing fans of iris-like foliage, topped by clusters of pale yellow flowers in June and July.

Will Sisyrinchium grow in shade?

Fully hardy, the plant enjoys hot, dry conditions but tolerates partial shade in well-drained, moist soil. Once established, it is very drought-tolerant.

Where does Sisyrinchium angustifolium grow?

Best grown in medium moisture, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade. Prefers consistently moist soils that do not dry out, but drainage must be good.

Is Blue Eyed Grass annual or perennial?

Blue Eyed Grass is a 1 foot tall perennial herb that grows throughout California, usually in open places where there is some moisture, particularly grassy areas. It can also be found in woodlands and at altitudes up to almost 8000 feet. The stems can grow as long as 24 in, though they are often shorter.

What to do with Sisyrinchium after flowering?

Remove discoloured or damaged foliage and cut back faded flower stalks in the autumn.

How do you take care of Sisyrinchium?

Blue eyed grass and other Sisyrinchium plants require only a little looking after; they like a moist soil so water frequently and do not allow the soil to dry out. Once they have finished blooming cut back the stems to ground level. As plants may become invasive it is necessary to remove any plants that are not wanted.

Should I cut back Sisyrinchium?

Pruning Sisyrinchium Remove discoloured or damaged foliage and cut back faded flower stalks in the autumn.

How do you winterize blue-eyed grass?

In zones below 4 or where hard freezes last all winter, dig up the plant in fall and pot up in garden soil. Move the plant to a low light location where temperatures are above freezing. When soils are workable, replant in spring and enjoy blue eyed grass wildflowers until summer.

Should you cut back Sisyrinchium?

Can you split Sisyrinchium?

Dividing Sisyrinchium The ideal time to divide most perennials is after flowering – except for late blooming ones which should be left until spring. Some perennials positively need dividing after flowering as the flower stalks and the part of the plant that produced them die off and look ugly.

Can blue-eyed grass be transplanted?

You may want to cut blue-eyed grass back to the ground after blooming has ended to prevent unwanted self-seeding. Plants may need to be divided every few years in early spring to maintain vigorous growth. Blue-eyed grass tolerates division and replanting well.