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Needle-tip Blue-eyed Grass Sisyrinchium mucronatum

Other Common Name(s):

Phonetic Spelling
sis-ee-RINK-ee-um muh-kron-AH-tum
Description

Needle-tipped Blue-eyed Grass is a perennial bulb in the iris family native to Canada and the southeastern U.S.A.

Habitat: Forests, woodlands, fields

See this plant in the following landscape:
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#NC native#food source summer#native bulb#Piedmont Mountains FAC#Coastal FACW#bird friendly#food source hard mast fruit#Audubon
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#NC native#food source summer#native bulb#Piedmont Mountains FAC#Coastal FACW#bird friendly#food source hard mast fruit#Audubon
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Sisyrinchium
    Species:
    mucronatum
    Family:
    Iridaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Bulb
    Perennial
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Canada, southeastern U.S.A.
    Dimensions:
    Height: 0 ft. 6 in. - 1 ft. 6 in.
    Width: 0 ft. 6 in. - 0 ft. 8 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Bulb
    Native Plant
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    Moist
    Occasionally Dry
    NC Region:
    Coastal
    Mountains
    Piedmont
  • Fruit:
    Display/Harvest Time:
    Summer
    Fruit Description:
    Fruits display from June to July.
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Blue
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Spring
    Flower Description:
    Blue flowers bloom from April to June.
  • Leaves:
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Theme:
    Native Garden
    Attracts:
    Songbirds