Helictotrichon sempervirens 'Sapphire'

Helictotrichon sempervirens 'Sapphire'

Blue Oat Grass

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This selection of Blue Oat Grass was selected for its superior blue colour, and performance in warm, humid climates. Dense clumps of rich steel-blue foliage retains its colour throughout the summer. Tan seed heads rise 30 cm above the foliage in fall. Evergreen in mild winters, but can be cut to the ground in late winter for renewal. Also goes by the names 'Saphirsprudel', or 'Sapphire Fountain'.



Hardiness Zone: Zone 3
Light Requirements: Full sun
Height: 60-90 cm
Spread: 60-75 cm
Soil Requirements: Normal to sandy dry soils
Bloom Time Late Spring to early summer
Use: Accent plant, massed planting, edging, container plant, rock gardens, dry gardens
Flower Colour & Shape: Bluish brown spikelets
Foliage: Clumps of evergreen to semi-evergreen steel-blue arching blades
Benefits: Deer and rabbit resistant, better disease, heat and humidity resistance than the species

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