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PlantFiles: Blue Eyed Grass
Sisyrinchium 'Raspberry'

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Family: Iridaceae (eye-rid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Sisyrinchium (sis-ee-RINK-ee-um) (Info)
Cultivar: Raspberry

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Category:
Alpines and Rock Gardens
Perennials

Height:
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:
6-9 in. (15-22 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
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Pale Pink
Magenta (Pink-Purple)
Purple
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer

Foliage:
Evergreen
Blue-Green
Smooth-Textured

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Suitable for growing in containers

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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Gardeners' Notes:

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

This Sisyrinchium forms a tidy clump of blue green blades that stay present throughout the year. From spring through early summer numerous charming magenta veined pale pink flowers are produced.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Missoula, Montana



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