SISYRINCHIUM

Commonly known as Pigroot, Rush lily, Satin flower

Grassy-leaved plants in the iris family. Several species in  the eastern USA are threatened or endangered.

Genus of about 140 species of annuals and rhizomatous perennials, some semi-evergreen. They are native to North and South America although some are widely naturalised elsewhere. They thrive in habitats ranging from mountainous areas to meadows and coastal sands.

Further Reading....

  • Deciduous
    To semi evergreen
  • Herbaceous Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
    Annuals and rhizomatous perennials
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features
    Good to know - sword-shaped leaves in fans with flower colours of blue, yellow, mauve and white.
  • Pests & Diseases
    root rot outside - aphids and red spider mite in greenhouse
  • Place of origin
    North and South America. Widely naturalised elsewhere.
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil - resents winter wet.
  • Neutral to alkaline soil

Buy Varieties of SISYRINCHIUM

SISYRINCHIUM striatum

SISYRINCHIUM striatum

Pigroot, Rush lily, Satin flower

Evergreen perennial with lance-shaped iris-like leaves and stems of pale yellow flowers

 
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SISYRINCHIUM striatum 'Aunt May'

SISYRINCHIUM striatum 'Aunt May'

Pigroot, Rush lily, Satin flower

Bold, creamy-yellow striped leaves and pale yellow flowers

 
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