Leymus arenarius 'Blue Dune'

Leymus arenarius 'Blue Dune'

 - comm. Blue Lyme Grass

A superb grass for an open, well drained, sunny location that will keep its steely blue colouration all summer long. Straw-coloured seed heads appear on upright stems in spring.

Price: 30.25 (Excluding VAT at 20%)

Unit Description:

50 Plants / Tray

Resilience:

Hardy

Habit:

Upright

Flowering Time:

June - September

Height x Spread:

100 x 30 cm

Available to Order:

January - November

Recommend Sales:

February - November

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Consumer Information

Alternative Names:

comm. Blue Lyme Grass

Narrative Description:

A superb grass for an open, well drained, sunny location that will keep its steely blue colouration all summer long. Straw-coloured seed heads appear on upright stems in spring.

Ideal Conditions:

Prefers full sun with free-draining soil or compost.

Possible Situation:

A taller variety, suitable for raised beds and borders, but can also be used in large containers to create some height.

Resilience:

Hardy

Habit:

Upright

Height x Spread / Trail:

100 x 30 cm

Features:

Typical Season:

Summer

Flower Colour:

white

Foliage Colour:

Blue (Glaucus)

Flowering Time:

June - September

Planting Recommendations:

Bed/Border

Container

Prefers:

Full Sun

Part Sun

Temperature Tolerance:

A hardy plant which will survive normal winter conditions outside, especially if protected from the worst frosts.

Plant Care:

Cultural Information

Family:

POACEAE

Genus:

Leymus

Species:

arenarius

Cultivar:

Blue Dune

Alternative Names:

comm. Blue Lyme Grass

Category:

Ornamental Grasses

Recommended Pot Sizes:

11cm

1Ltr

3Ltr+

Pot Spacing:

Leave enough room so that foliage does not overlap within crop time.

Typical time required from pot to sale:

25 weeks over Winter

14 weeks in Spring / Summer

Based on producing a finished pot size of 1L for plug products and 2L for liner products. (*)

Growing Media / Irrigation / Water Capacity:

Free draining - keep evenly moist

Feeding / Fertilser
(during crop time):

NPK balanced feeding

Feeding Frequency:

Requires normal/regular feeding (Standard EC)

Recommended pH:

Standard 5.0 to 5.5

Growth Regulation PGR:

Due to the current approval situation, please contact your PGR provider

Temperature During Production:

Cool crop 4 - 12C

Temperature During Transport:

12-16C

Availability

Available for Delivery:

January - November

Recommended Sales Window:

February - November

Forecast Availability:

Wk/Yr:26/2214/2324/23
Qty:31918

Please note: this forecasted availability is a guide only. Quantities can be increased or produced earlier on request.

Point of Sale Material:

XL 15cm (4.5)

P&D Susceptibility

Common Pests:

Common Diseases:

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Additional Notes (*):

All information provided is based on producing a default finished pot size of 1L for our plug products, and 2L for 7cm and 9cm liner products. For alternative pot sizes please adjust cultural notes accordingly.

Finishing times - Based on average estimated climatic and environmental conditions, and are for guidance purposes only.

Temperature These conditions assume a protected ornamental growing environment. Recommended growing is generally above 5C.

Feeding Does not specify controlled release or liquid fertiliser application. This choice will depend on your conditions, requirements and preferences please contact your fertiliser consultant for suitable products to meet your requirements.

Growing media and pH Is shown for guidance purposes only - please contact your growing media consultant for suitable growing media to meet your requirements.



Disclaimer

This information is for guidance purposes only and is based upon our own growing environment and experience during trials. It is wise to use your own knowledge about your growing conditions and local environment in order to make informed cultural decisions.

Qty Discounts Available

  • for orders over 50 trays + additional discounts when placed 16 weeks in advance

Min Order 10 Trays

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