Sisyrinchium 'Quaint & Queer'

Common name(s): blue-eyed grass

Description: perennial; a sterile cultivar of hybrid origin. Forms a clump of narrow leaf blades with flowers held on long stems above the foliage. Nobody can agree on the color of the flowers and it has been described from tan-yellow to flushed purple to "milk chocolate brown." Blooms from late spring on and off throughout the summer.

Height: to 6 in. Spread: to 1 ft.

Position: full sun and well-draining soil

Uses: ornamental- in rock gardens, containers or the front of a border

Winter Hardiness: to 0 F and below