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Arrhenatherum elatius bulbosum 'Variegatum'

Also called Bulbous Oat Grass


More About Arrhenatherum elatius bulbosum 'Variegatum'

  • Grass forms a low mound of soft narrow foliage
  • Leaf blades are almost completely white with a central thin stripe of green
  • Excellent contrasting plant in the garden with spring bulbs
  • Narrow panicles of wild oat-like blooms
  • Grass Type: Cool Season
  • Bloom Time: Late spring to early summer

Interesting Notes:

Cool Season Grasses: These grasses do the majority of their growing in early spring and start again when temperatures start to cool in the fall. During the warmer summer months they stop growing and some will even go dormant. Cool season grasses will flower in the spring or early summer. Most cool season grasses grow best in a consistently moist soil.

Zone:

4

Height:

30-40 cm

Spread:

30-40 cm

Colour:

Brown
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Tuber Oat Grass Growing and Maintenance Tips

Grows best in a moist, well-drained soil, in partial to full shade and tolerates humidity. It is recommended to prune foliage almost to ground level in midsummer to allow for new growth in the fall months.    


Arrhenatherum elatius bulbosum 'Variegatum' Characteristics

Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Full Shade
Full Shade
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Rock garden
Rock garden
Ground cover
Ground cover

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Deciduous

Flowering Time

Lt. Spr-Sum
Summer

Habit

Mounding
Clumping

Foliage Color

Variegated
White
Green

Landscape uses

Border/edging