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Bouteloua gracilis 'Blonde Ambition' (Blue grama)

Bouteloua gracilis 'Blonde Ambition' PP22048

Blue grama

Profusion of big, showy chartreuse-beige flowers
Flag-like flowers rise up out of the blue-green foliage in mid-summer
Exceptional winter interest
Extremely cold hardy
Low maintenance; drought tolerant
High Country Gardens/David Salman introduction

Where low maintenance meets garden whimsy, 'Blonde Ambition' is sure to turn heads. Airy, chartreuse flowers float horizontally amidst blue-green foliage from mid-summer into fall. Seed heads extend the season providing unique winter appeal. Extremely cold hardy and adaptable to various soil types, use in sweeps for a dramatic effect. Unlike any other ornamental grass in cultivation, discovered and introduced by David Salman of High Country Gardens.

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Bouteloua gracilis 'Blonde Ambition' PP22048 LP50 - 50 per flat Availability
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Height

2-3 Feet

Spread

2-3 Feet

Spacing

12 Inches

Bloom Color

USDA Hardiness Zone 4-9

Blue grama Interesting Notes

'Blonde Ambition' is a native selection with a completely new look. The horizontal eyelash-like chartreuse flowers appear in mid-summer and age to blonde seed heads by fall. They are held on the plant right through the winter to provide many months of ornamental interest. - High Country Gardens

Key Characteristics & Attributes

Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Full Sun
Full Sun
Summer
Summer
Moist
Moist
Dry
Dry
Average
Average
Cut Flower
Cut Flower
Salt Tolerance
Salt Tolerance

Additional Information

Season of Interest (Foliage)
Late Summer
Fall
Summer
Soil Moisture Needs
Well-Drained
Plug Type
Landscape Plug™
Propagation Type
Vegetative
Attributes
Grass Type: Warm Season
Native to North America
Dry Sun