Sisyrinchium ‘Devon Skies’

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Description

(Sisyrinchium sp.)

‘Devon Skies’ has short green grassy foliage and masses of starry blue flowers that form a blue carpet through spring.

POSITION & USES

Can be planted in groups in various intervals along the front edge of a bed with other low growing plants such as Dianthus, perennial Antirrhinum and Cerastium. Its long flowering period makes it excellent value in a pot.

CULTIVATION

Easily grown in any good garden soil. Grows in poor soils but will benefit from any soil improvements like mulch or compost and responds to summer watering.

FERTILISING

Regular applications of Seasol and Power Feed will keep it looking its best.

Plant Attributes

HAT COLOUR Blue
SPECIAL QUALITIES Attractive, short green grassy foliage and masses of starry blue flowers that form a blue carpet through spring.
FLOWERS The blue flowers appear early to late spring.
PLANTS NEEDED PER SQUARE METRE 15-16
HABIT ‘Devon Skies’ is a grass like plant with short, dense grassy foliage that forms a matt of green and blue.
WIDTH 20cm
HEIGHT 15cm