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Species Name: Sisyrinchium californicum
Common Name: Yellow-Eyed Grass
- This charming iris relative requires regular water and garden care. Forms a clump that can be separated. Great for moist meadow gardens, containers, or borders.
- Plant Family: Iridaceae
- Plant Type: Perennial
- Height by Width: 1.5' H x spreading
- Growth Habit: Iris-like leaves, clumping
- Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
- Growth Rate: Fast
- Sun Exposure: Coast: full sun; Inland: part shade
- Soil Preference: Adaptable
- Water Requirements: Regular
- Cold Hardy to: 35 degrees F
- Flower Season: Spring/Summer
- Flower Color: Yellow
- Endangered?: Not Listed
- Distribution: North Coast, north and central Central Coast, San Francisco Bay Area
- Natural Habitat: Coastal Sage Scrub, Coastal Strand, Freshwater Marsh to 1,800'
- Care and Maintenance
- Other Names
- Bornstein, Carol, David Fross, and Bart O'Brien. California Native Plants for the Garden. Los Olivos, CA: Cachuma Press. 2005.
- Harlow, Nora and Kristin Jakob. Wild Lilies, Irises, and Grasses: gardening with California Monocots. Berkely and Los Angeles, CA: University of California Press. 2003.