Sisyrinchium Stripey description
Mid blue flowers in late spring and early summer over very sticking yellow and green variegated strap-like leaves.
How easy is it to grow:
Good for the front of a border, on an alpine bed or rock garden, by a patio or in a tub and is fairly trouble free in a free draining soil, provided it is not in too exposed a position from severe weather.
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Common names: Blue-eyed Grass Stripey and Variegated blue-eyed grass.
The best position in the garden:
What type of soil:
Well drained soil.
How much moisture:
Hardiness and, or, lifespan:
Fairly hardy, will generally withstand the winters here in East Anglia, UK.
Care and maintenance:
When newly planted always keep it watered until the roots have grown down and it is able to find its own moisture.
Size of plant:
Height 30 cm.
Spread 30 cm.
Planting density – to calculate how many plants are required in a planting scheme:
Allow 10 plants per square metre.