This very hardy, cool season, semi-evergreen, perennial grass has wide, rough-textured, silvery-blue leaves dusted with silver on their undersides; subtle, wheat-like, silver-blue flowers are borne on long stems in summer; enthusiastic spreader; good cut flower; deer resistant, drought and heat tolerant once established.
This enthusiastic spreader is ideal as a ground cover, for erosion control, in seaside & water-wise gardens, planters and containers.
Leymus arenarius 'Blue Dune'
(Blue Dune Sea Lyme Grass)
Full sun to part shade
30" (76 cm)
42" (107 cm)
Subtle, wheat-like silver-blue flowers age to tan in fall
June - August
Moderate-Low. Drought and heat tolerant when established
Tolerates a wide range