blue-eyed grass


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plant with grasslike foliage and delicate blue flowers

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Heather Hare (via email) Hi Heather, Yes, I think this is Sisyrinchium striatum, commonly known as blue-eyed grass.
Elfin thyme makes up most of the green "mortar," but Smith tucked in a few surprises as well, such as blue-eyed grass, lemon thyme, and sea pink (Armeria maritima) as "purposeful accidents" to make the grid seem less controlled.
Not their exile who returns after the war, stands bewildered at their graves, hip-deep in blue-eyed grass, trying to decipher names that already belong to the earth.
After Blue-Eyed Grass: Poems of Germany (1997) and Bittersweet Along the Expressway, with this latest collection Norbert Krapf has returned to the place that provided the theme for his first major volume, Somewhere in Southern Indiana: Poems of Midwestern Origins (1993).
Irises, lilies of the valley, geraniums, and blue-eyed grass are good bets just about anywhere.
South River Falls Trail, near Swift Run Gap, features these flowers plus Virginia waterleaf, blue-eyed grass, sweet cicely, buttercup, and white clintonia.
The South permeates my work - its cypress swamps, blue-eyed grass and kudzu, that maligned but magical vine that conjoins a featureless stand of tree stumps, weaving it into a palace with minarets.