Blonde Ambition Blue Grama Grass
Bouteloua gracilis 'Blonde Ambition' PP #22,048
Pronunciation: boo-teh-LOO-uh GRASS-ih-liss
|Description||This rugged, cold hardy, native grass features blue-green foliage and striking, flag-like, golden summer flowers on stiff, weather resistant stems. Provides cool-season interest, as the long lasting blonde seed heads remain through winter. Tolerant of many soil types, this is a perfect choice for low maintenance landscapes. Semi-evergreen.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Water when top 3 inches of soil is dry.|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing; reaches 3 ft. tall and wide.|
|Special Features||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Waterwise, Benefits Birds|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container|
|Companion Plants||Barberry (Berberis); Aster (Aster); Sedum (Sedum); Yucca (Yucca); Lavender (Lavandula)|
|Care||Adaptable to a wide variety of soils, provided it is well-drained; prefers a near neutral pH level between 6.6 and 7.8. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates moderate drought. Cut old foliage back just before new shoots appear in early spring.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.