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PlantFiles: Tall Oat Grass, False Oat Grass, Orchard Grass
Arrhenatherum elatius var. bulbosum 'Variegatum'

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Family: Poaceae (poh-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Arrhenatherum (ah-ren-AH-ther-um) (Info)
Species: elatius var. bulbosum
Cultivar: Variegatum

Synonym:Arrhenatherum elatius subsp. bulbosum
Synonym:Arrhenatherum elatius var. tuberosum

One vendor has this plant for sale.

3 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Ornamental Grasses and Bamboo

Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:
12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 3a: to -39.9 C (-40 F)
USDA Zone 3b: to -37.2 C (-35 F)
USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Sun Exposure:
Partial to Full Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Variegated
Silver/Gray

Other details:
May be a noxious weed or invasive
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
By dividing the rootball
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive PerryPost On Mar 22, 2005, PerryPost from Minneapolis, MN wrote:

In Minneapolis Zone 4 this grass goes dormant in the heat of the summer. Use for Spring and Fall show but have something else to take over for the hot months.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Wabash, Indiana
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Allentown, Pennsylvania
Spokane, Washington



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