Niche Gardens - North Carolina (NC) Native Pants

Bouteloua gracilis


Full Sun
Drought Tolerant
Attracts Birds

Bouteloua gracilis
Blue Grama Grass

A native prairie grass widely distributed west of the Mississippi, it is short at 6", up to one foot when in bloom. It blooms throughout the summer, small red brush-like flowers hang from the ends of the stems turning straw colored by winter, small clumps can be planted densely for a ground cover or lawn substitute, can tolerate some foot traffic, drought tolerant, needs full sun.

Bloom color:
Bloom period: fall
Height: 6-12"
Spread: 6"
Zones: 3-9

Container size: Qt.
Price: $12
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