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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.
HerbaceousEarly in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
Ornamental grassesTussock-forming perennial grasses. Linear leaves mid- to light green or grey-blue. Produces oblong, flattened spikelets.
Additional FeaturesGood to knowGood for gravel plantings. Associates well with purple- or silver-leaved plants.Pests & DiseasesRust.Place of originEurope, Asia, North America.
Soil ConditionsAlkaline / Chalk lovingWell drained, dry, poor to moderately fertile soil
- Dividing Herbaceous Perennials - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Spring Planting Osteospermums - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Dividing Summer Perennials - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Dividing summer flowering Hemerocallis - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Summer propagation - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Self-seeding aquilegia - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Supporting Plants - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Dead heading meconopsis - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Dead heading Delphiniums - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Feeding herbaceous peonies - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Overpotting Problems - Video Tip ondemand_video
Buy Varieties of HELICTOTRICHON
densely tufted grey blue leaves, spikelets straw coloured and purple