Helictotrichon

Common name: Blue oat grass.

Grasses for dry soils and sun, open spots - poor air circulation can lead to the plants becoming prone to rust.

Cool season grass - therefore can be divided in spring or autumn. They will also self sow a little bit.

Remove dead leaves in spring.

A member of the Poaceae family.

Helictotrichon sempervirens Pendulum

Evergreen grass with graceful, pendulous flower heads in late Spring. Flowering height about 3ft and the spiky blue-green leaves reach about 1ft 6in in our garden. Completely hardy.

From the SW Alps.

Price 4.50 (9cm pot) Available to order for collection at plant fairs only

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