Go Back Blue Oat

Helictotrichon sempervirens

Plant Type: Grasses

Clump forming, dense tuft of upright silver-blue foliage. Delicate infloresecence in late spring on 2' slender, arching, stems. Cool season grass, reduced flowering when hot and humid; good container plant. Combine with other grasses or mix with shrubs and perennials.

Graceful fountains of silver-blue blades form neat ornamental clumps that combine well with other grasses. Beige to light brown terminal panicles appear June through August. Reliable and attractive accent or specimen, perfect for rock gardens. Evergreen perennial.

Growing & Maintenance Tips:


Prefers fertile, well-drained soil; keep moist.

Flower Color

Foliage Color

Silver-blue

Plant Spread

2'

Good Companions

Plant Height

2'

Scape Height

Hardness Zone

4-9

Soil Moisture

Average water needs

Characteristics & Attributes


Attributes

Compact, Container, Combination Plant, Drought tolerant

Bloom Time

Summer

Critter Resistance

Deer resistant

Exposure

Full sun

Growth Rate

slow

Seasonal Interests

Summer