Puriri Lane | Sisyrinchium striatum
Puriri Lane | Sisyrinchium striatum
Puriri Lane | Sisyrinchium striatum
Puriri Lane | Sisyrinchium striatum
Puriri Lane | Sisyrinchium striatum

Sisyrinchium striatum

Regular price $12.00 Save $-12.00

perfect for pollinators

Also known as Pale Yellow-Eye Grass this perennial forms tufts of long swordlike grey-green foliage. In late spring or early summer, it produces multiple spikes of small, pale yellow flowers with golden centres and thin pale mauve stripes on the outer edges of the petals that rise above the foliage. 

When flowering finished Sisyrinchium produces attractive black seed pods. Each flower will open for just one day with the morning sun and then closes again on dusk.  Naturalising easily it will spread over time to form large clumps which can be easily split.  It is happy being grown in poor but well-drained soils in either full sun or a partially shaded position and once established it is quite drought tolerant. It can be easily split in spring to provide you with more plants. It does self-sow so if you do not want this to occur remove the spent flower stems to prevent them from forming seed pods.

Looks great planted with Phlomis russelianaMonarda didyma Mahogany Alchemilla mollis and Allium sphaerocephalon


Height 70cm x 30cm Wide

Plant size: PB2 - Equivalent 1.2 litres

If you are ordering plants you can get up to 12 plants or a selection of plants, gifts and garden-wares into a box for the below rates 
    • Auckland City | $10
    • Upper North Island | $18 (Northland)
    • Middle North Island | $15  (Bay of Plenty & Waikato)
    • Lower North Island | $18
    • South Island | $29
    • Waiheke or outer lying islands, please contact for a quote
Smaller items such as books, stationery and other items can be sent for a lesser rate which you will see at checkout

Upon checking out, the freight charged is applied based on your location.  If you are rural please select the rural option as rural delivery is an additional $7 Please note the courier will not release your order for delivery if the incorrect option has been selected and we will email you re settlement of the outstanding amount.  

  • All of our orders are dispatched using Aramex (formerly Fastways) fully tracked service   
  • Our freight is calculated by weight and volume.  For plant orders, you may wish to order the maximum number of plants that will fit in a box to make freight more cost-effective or perhaps share an order with a friend
  • Plant orders will only be dispatched on Monday's and Tuesday's this will ensure that your order is not held in a depot over the weekend
  • All parcels are set at "Authority to leave" which means if you're not home at the time of delivery the courier will leave your parcel in a safe place on your property
  • Most Aramex deliveries are a two-day service with the exception of rural delivery which may add up to two days.
  • If you are wanting more than twelve plants, get in contact with us for a quote for freight
  • Corten steel garden stakes are considered over size for rural delivery so these can be sent but you will need to collect these from your local depot 

All rates detailed are for parcels up to 15kgs

Please note that on occasion Aramex may deem an area to be rural where other companies may not, this unfortunately is outside of our control as Aramex are the preferred courier for live plants, as other couriers will not transport them. Where this occurs we will need to get in touch to get you to deposit the additional rural fee


Please get in contact with us here or email us at hello@puririlane.co.nz