Common Name: Jacob's rod
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Has interesting foliage, A good architectural plant
|Hardiness: Hardy||Height: 1.00 m (100 cm)|
|Sun/Shade: Full sun||Spread: 0.50 m (50 cm)|
|Foliage Type: Deciduous||Flower Colour: Yellow|
|Foliage Colour: Blue/Green||Flowering Period: June & July|
Soil Type: Normal/Loam or Sandy/Light or Chalky/Alkaline
Soil Moisture: Dry, well drained
An easy to grow perennial that has great architectural form. It is perfect for incorporating into gravel gardens or meadow style planting schemes. The narrow bluish-green grass-like foliage forms clumps from which leafy stems arise in early summer bearing dense spikes of pale yellow star-shaped flowers. The overall impression is distictly upright so it is good for adding vertical interest. Natives of Australia, Italy and the eastern Mediterranean where they flourish in sunny dry meadows.
- Garden care: Avoid overly damp soils especially during the winter.