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Ornamental Grasses - Sesleria

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Sesleria albicans

Common name: Balkans moor grass
Description:
cool season; clump forming; semi-evergreen
Foliage - dark green; medium width; upright; 25-30 cm (10-12") tall
Flowers - March to May; 30-40 cm (12-16) tall
Conditions: open woods, woodland edge, full sun to light shade; good drainage
Zone: 3-7

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Sesleria argentea

Common name: Silver moor grass
Description:
cool season; clump forming; semi-evergreen
Foliage - green; narrow; upright; 25-30 cm (10-12") tall
Flowers - June to frost; 40-50 cm (16-20") tall
Conditions: open woods, woodland edge, full sun with ample water
Zone: 4-9

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Sesleria caerulea - Blue Moor Grass

Sesleria autumnalis

Common name: Autumn moor grass
Description:
cool season; clump forming
Foliage - light green; medium blade width; upright; 25-25 cm (10-14") tall
Flowers - Sept; 35-50 cm (14-20") tall
Conditions: full sun to light shade; likes ample water but is very drought tolerant once established
Coldest zone: 4, possibly colder

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Sesleria caerulea - Blue Moor Grass

Sesleria caerulea

Common name: Blue moor grass
Description:
cool season; clump forming
Foliage - blue on the surface, dark green on the underside; medium blade width; 20-25 cm (8-10") tall
Flowers - early spring; almost black; 35-40 cm (14-16") tall
Conditions: full sun to part shade (more shade in hot dry climates); moist fertile soil; alkaline and drought tolerant
Coldest zone: 4

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Sesleria heufleriana

Sesleria heufleriana

Common name: Blue-green moor grass
Description:
cool season; clump forming; semi-evergreen
Foliage - green; narrow; 20-25 cm (10-12") in height
Flowers - bloom June to frost; 40-50 cm (16-20") tall
Conditions: full sun to part shade; well drained soil; tolerant of heat and drought
Coldest zone: 4

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Sesleria sadlerana

Sesleria sadlerana

Common name: Hungarian Blue Grass; Green moor grass
Description:
cool season; clump forming
Foliage - grey-blue on the surface, green on the underside; narrow; 35-40 cm (14-16") tall
Flowers - March-April; dark violet; 40-45 cm (16-18") tall
Conditions: best in shade to part shade; average to dry soil; tolerant of alkaline soil, heat and drought
Zone: 3-9

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