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