Zones: 5 to 9
Size: To 3' tall and 2' wide
Growth Rate: Slow
Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade
Clumping grass. Blue-green leaves, 1/2 to 1/4" wide, sharp pointed, semi-evergreen in mild climates. Very ornamental. Blue-green flower spikes in late spring. Does not like humid summers and hot nights, some light shade helps. Needs well-drained soil. Good in containers. Deer and drought resistant.
'Blue Tango' - 12" tall and wide, cut to the ground in late winter
Published in Feddes Repert. 95:472 in 1984.
Basionym Triticum repens var. magellanicum E.Desv.
Native to the Chile, Argentina and the Falklands.