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Sisyrinchium Genus

Rush lily

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General Needs

  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessHalf hardy (min 0°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Poor quality
  • Soil pH7.0 to 8.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Description

Sisyrinchium genus (Rush lily). This genus consists of about 90 marginally to fully frost-hardy species of annuals and rhizomatous perennials.

Characteristics

Annuals or Perennials, Shrubs or Herbaceous

Origin

N.S America.

Interest and use

Suitable for coastal conditions.

Cultivation

They are fully to half hardy and will prefer sun, although they will tolerate partial shade and well drained but moist soil.

Propagation

Propagation is by division in early spring or by seed in spring or autumn.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Root rot can cause a problem.

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