Sisyrinchium 'California Skies' (also called California blue-eyed grass)
Low growing, hardy, herbaceous perennial grown for the many blue flowers it produces from spring to autumn. Good for the front of mixed borders, alpine gardens and containers.
Blue flowers from spring to autumn.
Habit - fairly lax, grass-like foliage. H: up to 12cm. S: 15cm
Stem - flower stems are slender and lily-like.
Leaves - grass-like, mid-green.
Flowers - up to 2cm across, six petals in sky blue with up to six darker blue lines. Petals are dark blue at the base and the flower has a yellow throat.
Sun to partial shade.
Any well-drained soil of average fertility.
Little needed. Self seeds so unwanted seedlings need to be removed.
Either allow to self seed or divide plants when they are dormant, from late autumn to early spring.