Blue Oat Grass - Helictotrichon sempervirens

Plant forms a nice clump of narrow, bright silvery-blue gray foliage. Adds a unique color accent to sunny borders or when used in containers. Upright stems bear creamy yellow flower spikes that apprear in early summer and last into the fall. Drought tolerant once established.

Water Needs: 
Low
Foliage Color: 
Silver
Landscape Uses: 
Border
Container
Dry Areas
Mass Planting
Garden Styles: 
Modern
Traditional
Zen
Light Needs: 
Full Sun
Plant Types: 
Height: 
24-36"
Spread: 
24-36"
Flower Colors: 
Yellow
Flower Seasons: 
Spring
Summer
Special Features: 
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Growth Habits: 
Compact
Cold Hardiness: 
Zone 3
Average: 4.5 (8 votes)

Prefers moist, well drained soil. Feed in spring with an all purpose fertilizer before new growth begins. Trim heavily in the spring to promote strong new growth. Divide every few years to maintain plant vigor. 

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