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PlantFiles: Yellow Eyed Grass, Satin Flower
Sisyrinchium striatum 'Aunt May'

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Family: Iridaceae (eye-rid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Sisyrinchium (sis-ee-RINK-ee-um) (Info)
Species: striatum (stree-AH-tum) (Info)
Cultivar: Aunt May

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Category:
Perennials

Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:
9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Pale Yellow

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Evergreen
Variegated
Smooth-Textured

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
By dividing the rootball

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral saya On Jul 25, 2007, saya from Heerlen
Netherlands (Zone 8b) wrote:

A clump-forming semi-evergreen perennial with narrow grey-green leaves striped with creamy yellow. Upright stems of pretty pale yellow flowers from early to midsummer. Height 50cm. Spread 25cm. I don't know if they'll come true from seeds.



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