blue-eyed grass (Sisyrinchium montanum)

several bluish-purple 6 petalled flowers with yellow centers

blue-eyed grass

 

Common name: blue-eyed grass
Botanical name: Sisyrinchium montanum

Light: full to part sun
Height: 6 – 14 inches
Water: moist in spring, drought tolerant in summer
Soil type: rich loamy soils to clay

Not a grass – it’s a member of the iris family; perennial wildflower with blue to purple 6 petalled flowers with yellow centers blooms early summer; grasslike leaves are edible; self-seeds readily

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