Sisyrinchium campestre

Sisyrinchium campestre

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Description

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Soil: Xeric (Dry)
Sun: Full to Part
Height: 4″-12″
Color: Lavender
Blooms: May-June
Flowers: The 1/2″ flowers have 3 petals and 3 petal-like sepals. The center is bright yellow.
Leaves: The grass-like leaves are 4″-20″ long and less than 1/4″ wide.

Suggested Uses:

This is a lovely specimen wildflower for a rock garden setting. It grows very well on dry sandy and gravelly soils, but will also do well in a well-drained garden soil. It is an excellent plant for upland prairie or shoreline restoration!

 

Interesting Facts

Medicinal Uses: Tea has been used to treat menstrual cramps and hay fever.
More Info: Once thought to ward off snakes.
Folklore: One of Thoreau’s favorite flowers.
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Weight 1 lbs
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