Sisyrinchium 'Lucerne'

1-Quart
Item #48483
$14.95
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Description

Easy to Grow and Effortless to Maintain

Every garden—and more importantly, every gardener—deserves at least one plant like Sisyrinchium 'Lucerne', a blue-eyed grass. It requires absolutely no care after planting and returns year after year for three solid months of fresh, neat foliage, plus a long season of cheery blue blooms.

The sword-like foliage stands straight up and out, 8 to 10 inches tall, creating a neat appearance for edging, the front of the border, or mixed plantings. And beginning in late spring and continuing into summer, deep blue blooms with yellow-starred centers dot the foliage.

Blue color is always welcome in the garden, and the wonderful thing about Sisyrinchium 'Lucerne' is that it's so easy, you tend to forget about the flowering until the bright blossoms begin their showy display. The foliage stays fresh until hard frost. What could be simpler or more elegant? Blue-Eyed Grass was Thoreau's favorite plant, and it's not hard to see why.

Easy to grow in full sun to light shade, Sisyrinchium 'Lucerne' asks only well-drained soil for years of colorful growth.

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Genus Sisyrinchium
Species angustifolium
Variety 'Lucerne'
Item Form 1-Quart
Zone 3 - 8
Bloom Start To End Early Spring - Late Spring
Habit Mound-shaped
Plant Height 8 in - 10 in
Plant Width 8 in - 10 in
Bloom Size 1 in
Additional Characteristics Bloom First Year, Easy Care Plants, Flower
Bloom Color Dark Blue
Foliage Color Dark Green
Light Requirements Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture Requirements Moist,  well-drained
Resistance Cold Hardy, Disease Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Heat Tolerant, Pest Resistant
Soil Tolerance Normal,  loamy, Poor
Uses Beds, Border, Containers, Foliage Interest, Ornamental, Outdoor, Fall Color
Restrictions *Due to state restrictions we cannot ship to the following:
Canada, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Guam, Virgin Islands

Product Review Summary

Based on 3 reviews
The average rating for this product is 5 out of 5 stars
Overall Rating: 4.5/5.0

Customer Reviews

July 25, 2019

Beautiful flowers & foilage

This shopper rated the product 5 out of 5 stars

Love this plant. Makes a great border and the flowers are a pleasant surprise.

Vickey from GA
June 16, 2016

Cheery blue flowers

This shopper rated the product 5 out of 5 stars

I bought these a while back. the plants are shorter than I thought but the flowers are plentiful and cheerful--and they grow on the leaves of grass in an unusual way. I am very happy with them--they were the first thing blooming regularly this cool spring.

Kallie from VA
June 28, 2015

This is a great grower

This shopper rated the product 4 out of 5 stars

I love this plant. I bought 5 two years ago and they have gotten huge and put out offspring as well. They are gorgeous and so interesting. Their little flowers close up at night and open at first sunlight, they're also one of the first to bloom and stay green all winter. These are a real winner and they do well in full light, shade, or partial shade. I love them.

Mary Meacher from NH

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