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Sisyrinchium 'Moody Blues' (Blue-eyed grass)

'Moody Blues' is a boldly colored blue-eyed grass from the breeding work of Jeltto seeds.  The brilliant violet blue blooms are adorned with yellow eyes and cheerfully hang above the grass-like foliage.  This improved US native is a great addition to the woodland setting, rock garden, container garden, and container plantings.   We have enjoyed these plants for years here in Delaware, where we have a couple native types.  They love well-drained soil and a bit of compost at planting time.  The large flush of blooms happens in early summer and they will sporadically bloom after this without a trim, but will bloom heavier if given a trim before the seed is set.   Butterflies and pollinators love the blooms.  A great choice for the mid-Atlantic region.
Mature Plant Size: 6" Tall, 12" Spread 
Bloom Time: May - July; September (if trimmed and in more southerly areas)
Light Exposure: Full Sun/Partial Shade  
Soil Type/pH: Well-drained/6.0-7.5 
Hardiness Zones: 4-9
Fertilizer:  Incorporate compost(1"-2"), an all purpose granular, or scratch fertlizer into soil prior to planting.  Reapply every spring.
Container Size: 4.5" Pot
Regular price $ 9.95 USD
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