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Sisyrinchium x 'Devon Skies'

BLUE-EYED GRASS

Buy Devon Skies online. This charming and showy, grass-like clumper gets covered with large, sky-blue flowers for weeks in midsummer. This dwarf hybrid tolerates many soils with good drainage. Super in the rock garden or border edge. Will rebloom.

Height:

4-6 Inches

Spread:

10-12 Inches

Hardiness Zone:

7-10

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Plant Characteristics

Cultural Information*
  • Root Rot - High Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - High Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
  • Leaf Spot - High Resistance
Flower Color*
  • Light Blue
  • Lavender
Growth Rate*
  • Fast
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Green
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
Leaf Color Winter*
  • Green
Leaf Type*
  • Semi-Evergreen
Nature Assets*
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Bees
  • Attracts Butterflies
Plant Type*
  • Perennial
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Summer Planting
  • Spring Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Adapts Well to Wet Areas
  • Tolerates High pH (Alkaline Soils)
  • Moist
  • Well-Drained
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Average
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
  • Seed
Season of Interest*
  • Summer
  • Year-Round
  • Fall
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Spring Flowering
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Spring
  • Early Spring
  • Winter
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
Uses*
  • Wildlife Habitat
  • Border Plant
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
  • Rock Gardens
  • Accent Plant
  • Understory Planting
  • Under Power Lines
  • Groundcover
  • Mass Planting
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Sisyrinchium is easy to grow and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include free fertilizer with every order.

Interesting Notes

The plant is sterile so it doesn't seed around. Deer resistant and attracts butterflies