A petite meadow wildflower in the Iris family. Foliage forms tight clumps of grass-like leaves, while flowers are small, deep blue, with a yellow eye. Attractive to small bees and butterflies. Deer-resistant.
Native to Maine: Yes
Growing conditions: Sun to part shade in medium soil
Grows up to: 12″
Blooms: In early summer
Pairs well with: Butterfly milkweed and Scotch bellflower
Natural habitat: Meadows and edge habitats in sandy to damp soils