Helictotrichon sempervirens ‘Sapphire’

Helictotrichon sempervirens Sapphire Blue Oat Grass evergreen winter interest pemberton whistler super natural landscapes ornamental full sun showy boarder plant

Helictotrichon sempervirens ‘Sapphire’

This grass’s mounds of evergreen, silvery-blue¬†blades are exciting on their own but once the flower stems shoot up from the centre of the foliage this plant is quickly elevated. Little blue waterfalls for your garden that will provide interest all year. Pairs well with other grasses, sedum and rudbeckia.


Common Name: blue oat grass
Type: Ornamental grass
Family: Poaceae
Zone: 4 to 8
Height: 2.00 to 3.00 feet
Spread: 1.50 to 2.00 feet
Bloom Time: July
Bloom Description: Bluish brown
Sun: Full sun
Water: Dry to medium
Maintenance: Low
Flower: Showy
Leaf: Colorful
Other: Winter Interest
Tolerate: Deer, Black Walnut, Air Pollution

The transparency screen of the grass’s flower allows for subtle glimpse at the plants that lay behind them, adding immeasurable depth to any garden.

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