Blue Grama

Scientific Name Bouteloua gracilis
Plant Type Turfgrass
Mature Height 4"-12"
Plant Spread 1'-2'
Flower Color Bronze
Bloom Time Summer to Fall
Character Deciduous
Light Requirement Full Sun, Partial Shade
Water Requirement Low
Wildlife Value Birds, Butterflies
Uses Turfgrass/ Mass Planting
Consider Combining with N/A
Texas Native Yes
Description The most drought tolerant native turfgrass, with the ability to survive with less than 7" of rainFall, Most often mixed with Buffalograss, and Curly Mesquite to form a more dense turf. Taller, more ornamental varieties are also available planted for their attractive eyelash-like inflorescence.
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