Alternate Name: Narrowleaf blue-eyed grass
Family: (Iridaceae) Iris
Habitat: Moist fields and prairies
Height: up to 18"
Bloom Period: March - May
Description: Grasslike perennial. It prefers sun and moist conditions. Tolerates some shade. Blue-eyed grass, like many wildflowers, does better in poor soils that have not been fertilized.
The Wildlife Connection: Many species of birds eat the seeds.
Propagation Tips: Plants reseed on their own. Clumps should be divided at least every 2 years for the best results.