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Blue Oat Grass

Plant Details

Plant Type: Ornamental Grass
Plant Family: Poaceae
Plant Description: Evergreen, perennial bunch grass forming a hemispherical mound of bright grey-blue leaves. Bears upright stems with straw colored seed heads in late spring to early summer. Prefers well drained, moderately fertile soil and full sun.


Ornamental Grass - Evergreen (showy non-turf grasses that do not go dormant during the winter): Brush through the grass clump each spring with gloved hands or a stiff wire rake to remove dead leaves. Do not cut back unless to remove seed heads or abnormally long leaves. This is best done in late winter to early spring.


Mature Size: 1-2' tall and wide
Utah Native: No
Pollinator Friendly: No
Foliage Colors: Blue-green, Silver-blue
Bloom Colors: Tan
Bloom Seasons: Late Spring
Bloom Period: May - June

Growing Conditions

Hardiness Zone: 4 to 9
Light Requirement: Full Sun (6+ hours)
Irrigation Requirement: Moderate (1/2" every 7-10 days)

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1020 E. Pioneer Road
Draper, UT 84020

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