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Arrhenatherum elatius bulbosum Variegatum

Tuber Oat Grass (Bulbous Oat Grass)

Narrow, striped, creamy-white and green leaves make this cool season grass an attractive addition to any garden. Cutting back in midsummer will promote new growth.

  • »  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

1gal
$22.75
  • Category:Grasses
  • Hardiness Zone:4
  • Height:30-40 cm
  • Spread:30-40 cm
  • Bloom Color: Brown
Exposure
Full Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Soil Moisture
Moist to Average
Well-drained
Growth Rate
Medium
Critter
Deer Resistant
Attributes
Deciduous
Flowering Time
Lt. Spr-Sum
Summer
Habit
Clumping
Mounding
Foliage Color
Green
Variegated
White
Landscape uses
Border/edging
Ground cover
Rock garden
Planting instructions
Container Plants
Additional Information about Arrhenatherum elatius bulbosum 'Variegatum'

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.

Growing & Maintenance Tips for Arrhenatherum elatius bulbosum 'Variegatum'

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.