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Sisyrinchium striatum

Satin flower

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Features

  • BloomsJune to September
  • Height0.3m to 0.6m
  • Spread0.15m to 0.6m
  • Growth HabitBranched clump
  • Flower ColourYellow, white

Description

Sisyrinchium striatum (Satin flower). The leaves are sword-shaped and are grey-green in colour. The flowers are produced in profuse, creamy- yellow blooms.

Characteristics

Perennial, Semi-evergreen, Herbaceous

Origin

China, Chile

Interest and use

Border, ground cover, walls, rock garden

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Sandy
  • Soil pH8.0 to 6.0
  • WaterDry

Cultivation

Grow them in full sun or semi shade with constant moisture along with good drainage.

Propagation

You can propagate by division late summer.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Root rot can cause a problem.

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