Sisyrinchium 'Quaint and Queer'

Sisyrinchium ‘Quaint And Queer’

Blue-eyed grass

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
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Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does not flower in May

Plant does flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

  • Botanical name: Sisyrinchium 'Quaint And Queer'
  • Common name: Blue-eyed grass
  • Family: Iridaceae
  • Plant Type: Perennial
Flower colour:

Purple

Yellow

Foliage colour:

Green

Sisyrinchium ‘Quaint and Queer’ is a charming clump-forming perennial bearing delicate flowers that are an unusual mix of dusky purple and yellow.

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Its relatively low height makes Sisyrinchium ‘Quaint and Queer’ a useful addition to the fronts of borders and gravel gardens where it will provide blooms for months on end.

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For best results, grow Sisyrinchium ‘Quaint and Queer’ in full sun in a light, well-drained soil.

How to grow Sisyrinchium 'Quaint And Queer'

  • Plant size

    40cm height

    20cm spread

  • Aspect

    South facing, west facing

  • Position in border

    Front

  • Sun exposure: Full sun
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: Chalky / alkaline / well drained / light / sandy

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Plant
Plant

Do not Plant in January

Do not Plant in February

Do not Plant in March

Do Plant in April

Do Plant in May

Do Plant in June

Do not Plant in July

Do not Plant in August

Do not Plant in September

Do not Plant in October

Do not Plant in November

Do not Plant in December

Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does not flower in May

Plant does flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Sisyrinchium 'Quaint And Queer' and wildlife

Sisyrinchium 'Quaint And Queer' has no particular known value to wildlife in the UK.

Is Sisyrinchium 'Quaint And Queer' poisonous?

Sisyrinchium 'Quaint And Queer' has no toxic effects reported.

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Cats

No reported toxicity to Dogs

No reported toxicity to Horses

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People

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