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Helictotrichon sempervirens

Common Name: Blue Oat Grass

Plant Family: Poaceae

Price:  £6.00
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Availability:  

  

1 in stock

Quantity or Pot size:  1.5 Litre pot


Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Hardy
Position/ Situation:  Dry or gravel garden
Sun/ Shade:  Sun
Planting Style:  low maintenance
Season of Interest:  All year round
Leaf Colour:  Blue
Height:  low (up to 3 feet)
Habit/Shape:  Clump forming
Evergreen:  Yes
Drought Tolerant:  Yes
Soil Type:  dry or sandy soil
Soil PH:  Alkaline to Neutral
RHS Award of Garden Merit:  Yes


A grass for dry soil in sun, where it forms clumps of narrow blue-grey foliage, topped with buff coloured florwers in early summer. Semi-evergreen, so comb away any dead leaves in spring.


Mainland UK  £8.50-£10 Local delivery Postcodes IP1-IP8 & CO10 (minimum order value applies please click here for details) FREE
Seeds & cuttings only  £2 Collect from our Nursery (Elmsett, Suffolk, IP7 6LZ) FREE
Scottish Highlands & offshore Islands From £10 We only send plants & seeds to UK locations (excl. Northern Ireland) Sorry we cannot ship to any other Country due to British Plant Health regulations on the export of plants post Brexit. There are no exceptions unfortunately  

 

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Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category. Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Exotics/Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: mostly as young plants in 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)  or 1 litre pots
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx. 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 1.5 or 2 litre 
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Quantity or Pot size" on plant information page 
  • Dormant Bulbs, Tubers and Bare-root perennials come either bagged or wrapped without a pot

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall.