Blue Gama

 

 

Bouteloua gracilis

 

 

Poaceae

 

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Form: Grass, perennial
Seasonality
: Dries to tan in the fall

Size: 18 inches high by 2 feet high
Leaves
: Medium green fine blades
Flowers
: Red in summer, bleaching to white,
Fruit
: Seed
Stems/Trunks
: Fine stalks, bunchgrass
Range/Origin
: North America
Hardiness
: Sunset Zones 1-3,7-11,14,18-21, 0o F

Comments: No thorns, can also be used as a lawn grass

 

CULTURAL REQUIREMENTS:

         Exposure: Full sun to partial sun

         Water: Moderate

         Soil: Will tolerate dry, and alkaline soils

        Propagation: Seed, sow 1# to 1000 ft2 for lawns

         Maintenance: Low unless mowed

 

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