Bouteloua gracilis

Blue Grama Grass

Garden(s):

Crevice

Type:

Native Grass

Height:

25-50 cm (10-20 in)

Spread:

45-60 cm (18-24 in)

Light:

Full sun

Water:

Low

Zone:

3

Bloom Time:

July, August

Bloom Colour:

Purple

Foliage Colour:

Blue-Green

Soil:

Well-drained, Sandy-Loam / Clay

Notes:

Purplish/blue seed heads attractive in large landscape. Although it is a good grass for dry, poor soils, moisture is needed for proper germination and good root establishment in the first few months of life.

“The many great gardens of the world… all make the point as clear as possible: The soul cannot thrive in the absence of a garden.” –Thomas Moore (1478-1535)
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