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Common Name

SISYRINCHIUM striatum Aunt May

Sheathes of green & cream striped, sword like leaves. Sulphur yellow flowers. June-July. Ht. 65cm. Sp. 50cm. Sun. Well drained soil. Very dainty. Good in gravel. Sun. Very sharp drainage.

Dispatch from early February


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Plant Details: SISYRINCHIUM striatum Aunt May


Species: striatum

Variety: Aunt May

Common name: Blue eyed Mary

Family: Iridaceae

Origin: North America

Flower colour: Yellow

Flower month: Jun, Jul

Flower scent: None

Foliage colour: Green, Variegated, White

Hardy: Hardy

Soil type: Dry Soil

Aspect: Sun

Evergreen: Evergreen

Height: 65

Spread: 50

Flower type: Single

Foliage style: Dainty Foliage Habit

Leaf colour: Green, Variegated, White

Variegated: cream and green

Seed month: Sep, Oct

Seed colour: Black

Self: NO

Suggested Container: None

Protect from slugs: Yes

Winter grow conditions: O

Container Compost: Peat Substitute Compost

Year of introduction: YES

Web rating: Woottens Plants rating 8/10

Special uses: Ground Cover, Deer Proof, Marine

Pot Size: 9cm

Sub Group: Iris Family

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