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Sisyrinchium bellum 'Merk's White'

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Species Name: Sisyrinchium bellum 'Merk's White'
Common Name: Merk's White Blue-Eyed Grass

A lovely white flowering Sisyrinchium.

Plant Family: Iridaceae
Plant Type: Perennial
Height by Width: 6-12 in. H x 6-12 in. W
Growth Habit: Upright
Deciduous/Evergreen: Summer dormant
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Coast: full sun; Inland: part sun
Soil Preference: Well-draining
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to moderate
Cold Hardy to: 10 degrees F
Flower Season: Spring
Flower Color: White
Distribution: Selected for the garden
Natural Habitat: Grassy areas, woodlands

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