This cool season, perennial, clump-forming grass has lovely, soft, bluish-green leaves striped a cool ivory which remain attractive into winter; flowers are white, maturing to wheat-coloured; may go summer-dormant.
Drought tolerant; Deer resistant; Good winter interest
Good in borders, containers, mass plantings, meadows, as accent and ground cover, on walls and slopes; attractive against dark-toned plants
Gardens: cottage, shade, rock and water-wise gardens,
Arrhenatherum elatius var. bulbosum 'Variegatum'
(Bulbous Oat Grass)
Full to partial sun
12" (30 cm)
18" (46 cm)
30" (76 cm)
May - June
Moderate-Low. Drought tolerant once established
Prefers average, well-drained soil types
Part of our Smart Plants (water smart) Collection