1000 BLUE GRAMA GRASS Gramma Bouteloua Gracilis Flower Mosquito Grass Seeds
Description:NAME: Blue Grama GrassOTHER COMMON NAMES: Blue Gramma Grass / Mosquito GrassSCIENTIFIC NAME: Bouteloua GracilisCOLOR: Bluish Foliage / Yellow Flowers / Bluish-Purple Seed HeadsPLANT SEEDS: Spring or SummerBLOOM TIME: Flowers July - Aug / Seed Heads Aug - OctHARDINESS ZONE: 3 - 10 & ReseedsPLANT HEIGHT: 18 - 24"PLANT SPACING: 15 - 18"LIGHT REQUIREMENTS: SunSOIL & WATER PREFERENCES: Average - DryQUANTITY: 1000 SeedsOTHER: Blue Grama is a warm season grass native to the plains & prairies of North America. It is the state grass of Colorado & New Mexico. Sadly, it is currently listed as endangered species in Illinois.This grass is very tolerant of many conditions, & can grow in a range of climates from desert to alpine. It can grow in sandy or heavy clay soil & laughs in the face of drought. Grama Grass can be used to control erosion.Individual plants have a clumping habit, so can be used as an accent plant in beds, rock gardens, or containers, or as a border plant.Blue Grama Grass can be used as a ground cover for naturalizing, or for grazing. It is also commonly used as a turfgrass or mowed lawn grass.Butterflies will visit the summer flowers, & Blue Grama is a host plant for Skipper Butterflies. It has nice fall colors in golden brown with some orange shades, reds, & purples. The flowering seed heads are really very ornamental, & also make a great dried flower for arrangements. Be sure to share though! Birds & small animals also enjoy eating the seeds in fall :)
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