A compact, tufted evergreen grass with narrow blue-green leaves which have a glossy green underside. Small, oval purplish flower heads open in spring on upright stems and soon fade to pale buff. Mar-Jun. H20cm S30cm.
Best grown in moderately fertile, well-drained, neutral to slightly alkaline soil in full sun or dappled shade. Tolerant of dry soils once established. Looks good forming useful evergreen bluish mounds under evergreen shrubs or small trees.
Macplants are central/southern Scotland's largest growers of herbaceous perennials, alpines, ferns and ornamental grasses. We have our plant centre open to the public in East Lothian, close to Edinburgh and we also supply a diverse range of trade clients both in the landscape and garden centre sectors.
We grow a large range of plants including many interesting and unusual varieties not usually seen for sale. Amongst the many plants we grow are our highly praised autumn Gentians bred here by Dr Ian McNaughton and probably the largest range of Meconopsis cultivars found anywhere.