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Ornamental Grass - Bouteloua

Growing Info

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Bouteloua curtipendula - Side Oats Grama

Bouteloua curtipendula

Common name: Side oats grama
Description:
warm season; sod forming (slow spreader)
Foliage - light green; medium blade width; 40-80 cm (16-32") tall
Flowers - June-Aug; 60-100 cm (24-40") tall
Conditions: full sun to light shade; can grow in a wide range of soil types; tolerates alkaline soil; extremely drought tolerant.
Coldest zone: 3

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Bouteloua gracilis - Blue grama

Bouteloua gracilis

Common name: Blue grama
Description:
warm season; clump forming
Foliage - grey-green; narrow; 30-40 cm (12-16") tall
Flowers - June-Aug; 40-50 cm (16-20") tall
Conditions: full sun; sandy loam soil; can grow in slightly acid, sandy or dry soils; slow to establish, but is a durable grass.
Coldest zone: 3

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Bouteloua gracilis 'Lovington'

Common name: Blue grama Lovington
Description: warm season; clump forming
Foliage - green; medium blade width; 40-50 cm (16-20") tall
Flowers - June-July; 50-60 cm (20-24") tall
Conditions: full sun; sandy loam soil; can grow in slightly acid, sandy or dry soils; slow to establish, but is a durable grass.
Coldest zone: 3

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