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Sisyrinchium bellum 'San Simeon'

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Species Name: Sisyrinchium bellum 'San Simeon'
Common Name: San Simeon Blue-Eyed Grass

A white flowered dwarf version of Sisyrinchium bellum. Robust clumping form. Recommended for rock gardens, perennial borders or mixed grass/bulb meadows.

Plant Family: Iridaceae
Plant Type: Perennial
Height by Width: 3-4" h x 1'w
Growth Habit: Very low, flat
Deciduous/Evergreen: Summer dormant
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full to part sun
Soil Preference: Adaptable
Water Requirements: Moderate
Cold Hardy to: 25 degrees F
Flower Season: Spring/Summer
Flower Color: White
Endangered?: Not Listed
Distribution: Selected for the garden
Natural Habitat: Open, generally moist, grassy areas. Woodlands below 4000'

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  • Bornstein, Carol, David Fross, and Bart O'Brien. California Native Plants for the Garden. Los Olivos, CA: Cachuma Press. 2005.
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