“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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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.