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New Zealand’s Best Sisyrinchium Plants

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We have a wide range of Sisyrinchium plants of all sizes that are ready for their new home. We are here to help you find the right plant for your space. Choose from a wide variety of locally grown plants that have been propagated and bred to thrive in NZ’s climate. We stock only the highest quality plants, sourcing them from NZ’s leading nurseries. Each plant is packed and transported with extreme care, ensuring it arrives to you in the same condition it was in when it left the nursery. If you are wanting to buy Sisyrinchium, shop with confidence from the best in the industry.

Common questions about growing Sisyrinchium

1. Can you grow Sisyrinchium striatum in pots?

Yes, you can grow Sisyrinchium striatum in pots. This plant is native to Argentina and Chile, and it is known for its delicate, star-shaped yellow flowers. Sisyrinchium striatum is a hardy plant that can tolerate a wide range of conditions, including full sun to partial shade, and well-drained soil. It is also a relatively low-maintenance plant, and it is not susceptible to many pests or diseases.

To grow Sisyrinchium striatum in pots, choose a pot that is at least 25 cm deep and wide. Use a well-draining potting mix, and water the plant regularly, especially during the summer months. Add a controlled release fertiliser to the top of the soil every six months.

2. How do you grow Sisyrinchium?

Sisyrinchium is a relatively easy plant to grow, and it can be grown in a variety of climates. Here are some general tips for growing Sisyrinchium:

With proper care, Sisyrinchium will provide you with years of enjoyment. These charming plants are a great addition to any garden.

3. What is Sisyrinchium?

Sisyrinchium, commonly known as blue-eyed grass, is a genus of about 150 species of flowering plants in the iris family (Iridaceae). They are native to temperate and subtropical regions around the world, with the greatest concentration of species in North and South America. Sisyrinchium plants are typically small, with grass-like leaves and delicate, star-shaped flowers that come in a variety of colors, including blue, yellow, white, and purple. They are often found in meadows, woodlands, and along roadsides.

The name Sisyrinchium comes from the Greek words "sisyra" meaning "iris" and "rhynchus" meaning "snout", referring to the shape of the flowers. The common name "blue-eyed grass" is also a reference to the flowers, which often have a blue or purple centre.

4. What is the common name for Sisyrinchium yellow?

There are two common names for Sisyrinchium species with yellow flowers:

5. How big does Sisyrinchium get?

The size of Sisyrinchium plants varies depending on the species. However, most species are relatively small, with heights ranging from 6 to 12 inches (15 to 30 cm). Some species, such as Sisyrinchium angustifolium, can be even smaller, growing to only 3 to 6 inches (8 to 15 cm) in height.

The width of Sisyrinchium plants also varies depending on the species. Most species are clump-forming, with widths ranging from 6 to 12 inches (15 to 30 cm). However, some species, such as Sisyrinchium californicum, can spread by rhizomes and can form colonies that are a metre wide.

6. Is Sisyrinchium poisonous?

Based on available information, Sisyrinchium species are not considered to be poisonous. There have been no reported cases of poisoning from ingesting any part of the plant, and it is not listed as a toxic plant by any major poison control center or botanical authority.

However, it is always a good precaution to avoid eating any wild plants unless you are absolutely certain of their identity and safety. Some plants that may appear harmless can have toxic effects, so it is best to err on the side of caution.

7. Is Sisyrinchium a bulb?

The exact classification of Sisyrinchium species varies depending on the species. Sisyrinchium plants can be classified as either geophytes or rhyzomatous perennials.

Some Sisyrinchium species, such as Sisyrinchium atlanticum, have bulb-like structures called corms. These corms are modified underground stems that store food and energy, and they allow the plants to survive through periods of drought or dormancy.

Other Sisyrinchium species, such as Sisyrinchium californicum, have rhizomes instead of corms. These rhizomes allow the plants to spread and form colonies, and they can also help to anchor the plants in the soil.

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