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Well-behaved, striking tufts like a much larger version of the little Blue fescue.

Genus of about 50 species of tussock-forming deciduous and evergreen perennial grasses from rocky slopes, wasteland or field margins in temperate Europe, western Asia, and North America.

Further Reading....

  • Deciduous
  • Evergreen
  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
  • Ornamental grasses - tussock-forming perennial grasses. Linear leaves mid- to light green or grey-blue. Produces oblong, flattened spikelets.
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - good for gravel plantings. Associates well with purple- or silver-leaved plants.
  • Pests & Diseases - rust.
  • Place of origin - Europe, Asia, North America.
  • Soil Conditions - Alkaline / Chalk loving -
  • Well drained, dry, poor to moderately fertile soil



HELICTOTRICHON sempervirens  >

Commonly known as: Blue oat grass.
densely tufted grey blue leaves, spikelets straw coloured and purple
individually £12.50 each , 3+ £10.00 each 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

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