This hardy native warm season grass forms a sturdy tuft of narrow, blue-gray leaves that turn gold, orange and red in fall; purple-tinged chartreuse flowers rise on fine upright stems that radiate above the foliage, giving way to pale tan seedheads in fall.
Drought tolerant; Nice dried flower; Good winter interest
Excellent in beds, borders, containers, erosion control projects, mass plantings, naturalized areas, prairie restoration projects and as specimen,
Gardens: Contemporary, native plant and water-wise gardens
Bouteloua gracilis 'Blonde Ambition'
(Blonde Ambition Blue Grama)
9" (23 cm)
18" (46 cm)
36" (91 cm)
June - August
Moderate-Low. Drought tolerant
Prefers light, well-drained soil types
Part of our Smart Plants (water smart) Collection