Star-shaped blue flowers near the ends of grass-like leaves form a halo of blue in May and June. The plants are short and compact, suitable for small, dry, sunny spaces, as well as containers. Nectar and pollen primarily for short-tongued bees.
Header Photo: Mervin Wallace
Prairie Blue-Eyed Grass
USDA PLANTS Range Map
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Typical Landscape Use
Establishment and Care Instructions
Where Should I Start?
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