Bouteloua gracilis '~Species'

Blue Grama Grass, Bad River Blue Grama Grass, Mosquito Grass, Signal Arm Grass

Family: Poaceae Grass


Type Perennial, grass
USDA Hardiness range 5A - 9B
Exposure Partial shade to full sun
Bloom color Red
Bloom time Early Summer to Early Fall
Water needs Dry to moist
Landscape uses Border, erosion control, ground cover, rock garden, specimen
Height 9" to 24" / 25cm to 60cm
Spread 18" to 24" / 45cm to 60cm
Growth rate Moderate
Persistence Deciduous, broadleaf
Bloom attributes Attracts butterflies, suitable for cut flowers, suitable for dried flowers
Leaf color Blue
Fruit color Tan
Soil pH requirements Acidic, neutral
Soil type Sandy, clay, loamy
Form Upright or erect
Attributes and features Attracts birds, attractive foilage, native to North America, invasive