Blue Dune Lyme Grass
Elymus arenarius 'Blue Dune'
Full sun, Partial sun
Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat.
|Botanical Pronunciation||EL-ih-mus ar-en-AR-ee-us|
|Average Size at Maturity||Quickly forms clumps 2 ft. tall and wide; 3 ft. tall in bloom.|
|Bloom Time||Late Summer|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Mediterranean, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Erosion Control, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Hillside, Wildlife Garden, Ground Cover|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Clump Forming, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Naturalizes Well, Waterwise, Fast Growing, Bird Friendly|
|Watering Needs||Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat.|
|Key Feature||Dramatic Color and Texture|
Grows easily in a wide range of soils; less vigorous in dry, clay soils. Water regularly in first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates periodic dry spells. Space 2 to 3 ft. apart as groundcover; closer for faster coverage. May be cut back in late spring to rejuvenate foliage.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4 - 9