“The many great gardens of the world… all make the point as clear as possible: The soul cannot thrive in the absence of a garden.” –Thomas Moore (1478-1535)
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Helictotrichon sempervirens

Blue Oat Grass

Garden(s):

LoH2O,Labyrinth

Type:

Perennial

Height:

50-60 cm (20-24 in)

Spread:

60 cm (24 in)

Light:

Full sun, Part shade

Water:

Low, Moderate

Zone:

3

Bloom Time:

June, July, August

Bloom Colour:

Tan

Foliage Colour:

Blue, Gray

Soil:

Adaptable, Well-Drained, Alkaline

Notes:

No significant negative characteristics. Life expectancy is about 10 years. Tolerance for urban pollution and environmental salt. Border edging and general garden use.