Bouteloua gracilis 'Blonde Ambition' PP22048

Blue Grama Grass

Bouteloua gracilis ÔBlonde AmbitionÕ PP22048

Photo Credit: Waterwise Gardening LLC

Bouteloua gracilis ÔBlonde AmbitionÕ PP22048

Photo Credit: Waterwise Gardening LLC


Bouteloua gracilis 'Blonde Ambition' PP22048

Blue Grama Grass

Perfectly on trend, this durable native, drought tolerant grass presents unique, horizontally held, eyelash-shaped flowers on tall stems, starting out chartreuse and maturing to bombshell blonde. This warm season grass is adaptable to poor soils and is a fast grower. Introduced by: David Salman.

Plant Details

  • Zone: 4 - 9
  • Height: 30-36"
  • Spread: 30-36"
  • Exposure: Full Sun
  • Soil Moisture: Low Water Needs, Moderate Water Needs
  • Drought tolerant: Yes, Once Established
  • Bloom time: Early Fall, Late Summer, Mid-Fall, Midsummer
  • Foliage Color: Green Shades
  • Flower Color: Yellow-Gold Shades
  • Fragrant: No
  • Good Cut Flower: Yes
  • Native: Nativar
  • Deer resistant: Yes
  • Rabbit resistant: No
  • Bee-friendly: No
  • Attracts butterflies: No
  • Attracts hummingbirds: No
  • Groundcover: No
  • Roy Diblik Favorite: No

Plant Details

  • Zone: 4 - 9
  • Height: 30-36"
  • Spread: 30-36"
  • Exposure: Full Sun
  • Soil Moisture: Low Water Needs, Moderate Water Needs
  • Drought tolerant: Yes, Once Established
  • Bloom time: Early Fall, Late Summer, Mid-Fall, Midsummer
  • Foliage Color: Green Shades
  • Flower Color: Yellow-Gold Shades
  • Fragrant: No
  • Good Cut Flower: Yes
  • Native: Nativar
  • Bee-friendly: No
  • Deer resistant: Yes
  • Rabbit resistant: No
  • Attracts butterflies: No
  • Attracts hummingbirds: No
  • Groundcover: No
  • Roy Diblik Favorite: No

Grower Information

  • PowerPlug Size(s): 32s
  • Optimal Planting Time: Spring
  • Retail Sales Window: Fall, Summer
  • Moisture in Production: Average, Low
  • Requires Shade in Production: No
  • Vernalization Required for Bloom: No
  • Vernalization Beneficial: Yes