AWARD

HELICTOTRICHON sempervirens

Commonly known as Blue oat grass

Densely tufted grey blue leaves, spikelets straw coloured and purple
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Densely tufted grass forming a hemispherical mound. Leaves to 23cm (9in) long.
  • Cream
  • Purple
    Shades of purple/mauve/lilac/violet
  • Height
    1.4m (4½ft)
  • Spread
    60-70cm (24-28in)
  • 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
    Produces glistening spikelets on stiff, upright stems.
  • Very hardy
    Hardy in the severest continental climates including exposed upland locations in the UK. Plant can withstand temperatures < -20 (-4°F)
  • Full sun

HELICTOTRICHON sempervirens

 
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  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases
    Rust
    Place of origin
    Southwestern and central Europe
  • Flower Shape
    Panicles
    Open panicles to 18cm (7in) long
    Spikes
    Spikelets
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf Colour (if not green)
    Blue
  • Seasonal Interest
    Spring
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Alkaline / Chalk loving
    Well drained, dry, poor to moderately fertile soil
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
1.4m (4½ft)
Ornamental Grass - guide for size not form Watering Can
  60-70cm (24-28in)
 

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