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Blonde Ambition Blue Grama Grass

Bouteloua gracilis 'Blonde Ambition' PP #22,048

Pronunciation: boo-teh-LOO-uh GRASS-ih-liss
SKU #06779

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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.
Blooms Midsummer
Mature Size Moderate growing; reaches 3 ft. tall and wide.
Deciduous/Evergreen Semi-Evergreen
Special Features Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Waterwise, Benefits Birds
Growth Rate Moderate
Patent Act Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Landscape Use Border, Container
Flower Color Green
Foliage Color Blue-green
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.

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