This splendid and versatile hardy, warm season perennial grass has strongly upright, broad, blue-green leaves which turn saffron gold in fall; fine-textured, airy, yellow flowers form a hazy cloud above the foliage, maturing to beige in fall; nice cut flower; foliage has one of the best vertical forms; deer resistant; drought tolerant once established.
Perennial plant of the year 2014
Good in containers, mass plantings, seaside and water-wise gardens, as accent, background and specimen.
(Blue Oat Grass)
60" (152 cm)
36" (91 cm)
72" (183 cm)
Airy red and pink flowers turn beige in fall
August - September
Moderate-Low. Drought and salt tolerant once established
Tolerates a wide range of soil types