If liriope and irises has a love child, it might look like Blue-Eyed Grass. Pollinators love the small flowers, which appear in mid-April. Later, songbirds eat the seeds.
- Scientific name: Sisyrinchium angustifolium
- Light: full sun to part shade
- Moisture: good drainage, moist, occasionally dry
- Garden location: dry-stream bed, rain garden. Looks great with columbine, foamflower, and atamasco lilies.
- Bloom period: April
- Supports: songbirds, bees
- Propagation: division or seed
- Source: Sandy Mush Herb Nursery
- Links: NCSU database