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Blonde Ambition Blue Grama Grass Bouteloua gracilis

Exposure
  • Sun

The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).

Flower Season
  • Summer
Mature Size
3' 3'
Height
3' - 3'
Spread
3' - 3'
  • Details

    Features

    Upright clump of blue-green grass. Horizontally held yellow seedheads. Native to dry prairies.

    Drought Tolerant
    Resists: 
    Deer
    Native to North America

    Characteristics

    Plant Type: 
    Perennial
    Height Category: 
    Tall
    Garden Height: 
    30 - 36 Inches
    Spacing: 
    30 - 36 Inches
    Spread: 
    30 - 36 Inches
    Foliage Colors: 
    Blue
    Foliage Shade: 
    Blue-green
    Habit: 
    Upright
    Container Role: 
    Thriller

    Plant Needs

    Light Requirement: 
    Sun
    Maintenance Category: 
    Easy
    Bloom Time: 
    Mid Summer
    Bloom Time: 
    Late Summer
    Hardiness Zones: 
    4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
    Water Category: 
    Average
    Soil Fertility Requirement: 
    Average Soil
    Soil PH Category: 
    Neutral Soil
    Uses: 
    Container
    Uses: 
    Cut Flower
    Uses: 
    Mass Planting
    Maintenance Notes: 

    Grow in any well-drained soil. Tolerates poor soils. Drought tolerant once established.

    Blonde Ambition Bouteloua gracilis USPP 22,048
  • 2 Reviews

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    • I adore ‘Blonde Ambition’ grasses, which add light and movement in my garden space. The unusual seed heads dance above the blue-green grasses like tiny butterflies. Awesome fall color as well!

      Kelly Alge
      , Ohio
      , United States
      , 6 weeks ago
    • I adore ‘Blonde Ambition’ grasses, which add light and movement in my garden space. The unusual seed heads dance above the blue-green grasses like tiny butterflies. Awesome fall color as well!

      Kelly Alge
      , Ohio
      , United States
      , 6 weeks ago
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