Sisyrinchium bellum ‘Arroyo de la Cruz’

Blue-eyed Grass

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1 Gallon

Blue-eyed grass is a common but beautiful wildflower, sprinkled over grassy slopes in much of California. It forms clumps of grassy, 6-12 inch, bluish green leaves. Taller branched stems appear in spring with half to one inch purple blossoms, their centers marked by golden stamens. ‘Arroyo de la Cruz’ has the largest and darkest flowers of all the typical commercial selections.

Common name: Blue-eyed Grass
Exposure: Full sun
Water: Moderate to little water
Form: Perennial
Height: To 1 foot
Flower color: Purple
Bloom time: Spring and summer
Habitat: Grassy slopes


Mike Luther

The Santa Cruz County California Native Plant Society dedicates the Spring 2021 Plant Sale in memory of Mike Luther, longtime plant propagation team leader extraordinaire. Many of the plants in this sale are the last Mike shepherded for our Chapter. Enjoy them with his good wishes. 

Mike working in our propagation area

Suncrest Nurseries

Santa Cruz County CNPS gratefully thanks Suncrest Nurseries for their continued hosting of our propagation endeavors. Suncrest generously provides nursery space and materials, allowing us to bring more of CA’s native flora to your gardens.

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