Bouteloua gracilis

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  • Common Name: Blue Grama Grass
  • Plant Story:

    A native ornamental grass with a completely new look. The horizontal eyelash-like chartreuse flowers appear in mid-summer and age to blonde seed heads by fall. They are held on the plant right through the winter to provide many months of interest.

  • Type: Ornamental Grass
  • Bloom Season: Summer
  • Flower Color: Purple
  • Planting Zone: 3-10
  • Height: .75-2 ft
  • Spread: 1.5-2 ft
  • Light Requirements:Full Sun
  • Suggested Uses: Rock gardens , naturalized areas, or native plant gardens
  • Leaf: Blueish gray
  • Edible: NO
  • Attracts to: Birds,
  • Plant Deer Resistant:No
  • Plant Potential Pests:No serious problems
  • Is NativeSouthern and Western United States
  • Form: Clump-forming
  • Special Care Instructions:

    Cut to the ground in late winter. Self seeds. Tolerates a wide range of soil.


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