Blue Oat Grass

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Plant Information

Taxonomic Name: Helictotrichon sempervirens cv. Blue Avena
Common Name: Blue Oat Grass
Type: Ornamental grass
Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Bloom Time: June to June
Height: 24-36 inches
Light Requirements: Full sun
Soil Conditions: Tolerates periodic drought, Average well-drained soil
Flower Color: Blue
Special Characteristics:
  • Cool season grass
  • Blueish brown flowers grow above the foliage clump and turn to tan color by fall
  • Remove withered leaves
  • Semi evergreen
  • Dryish soils provide the best blue color
  • Deer tolerant
  • Black Walnut tolerant