- Full Sun (At Least 6 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)
- Height 2.5 - 3 Feet
- Width 2.5 - 3 Feet
- Growing Zones 4-9
This North American prairie native plant’s horizontal seed heads will add drama to your sunny gardens beginning in mid to late summer. Even when not in seed, the blue-green upright blades of grass will color and texture to your landscape. This tall grama grass will have a height and spread of 30 to 36 inches at maturity. Blonde Ambition Blue Grama is hardy in USDA planting zones 4 through 9.
This deer resistant and drought tolerant grass can be used in mass plantings, as an accent plant or to add height in a perennial or mixed garden. It will happily take on the thriller role in a large container garden. This perennial grass has average watering needs but will need to be watered more frequently when grown in a container.
Blonde Ambition Blue Grama Grass Care
This easy to care for plant will grow in any well-drained soil with average soil fertility. Once established, the grass is drought tolerant and will thrive in most conditions as long as the soil drains well.
When planting you can add compost to help amend the soil. You may also apply a slow release and balanced fertilizer each spring according to directions. Because this plant is native to North America, fertilizing isn’t necessary.
Blonde Ambition Blue Grama Grass Spacing
Space plants 30 to 36 inches apart to give them room to reach their full glorious potential.
Blonde Ambition Blue Grama Grass Information
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 4-9|
|Plant Type: Perennial Grass|
|Sunlight Exposure: Full Sun|
|Mature Height: 2.5 - 3 Feet|
|Mature Width: 2.5 - 3 Feet|
|Plant Spacing: 2.5 - 3 Feet|
|Growth Habit: Upright|
|Flower Color(s): None|
|Seasonal Interest: Mid Summer Late Summer|
|Foliage Type: Herbaceous|
|Foliage Color(s): Blue-Green|
|Features: Cut Flowers, Deadheading Not Necessary, Low Maintenance, Native to North America|
|Uses: Container Cut Flower Mass Planting|
|Plant Brand: Proven Winners|
|Botanical/Scientific Name: Bouteloua gracilis USPP 22,048|
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Plant Addict Guarantee (Included On All Plant Orders)
Plant Addicts guarantees your plant(s) will arrive happy and healthy, but the plant(s) are being shipped through the mail and accidents happen. If the plant is dead, has dried out roots or the incorrect item was shipped just notify Plant Addicts within 3 days upon delivery. We may ask for pictures but will try to make it as easy as possible for you. Please note plant(s) with damaged branches or wilted leaves will not qualify for this guarantee. Plants are very resilient and will rebound quickly when cared for correctly.
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Plant Addicts Warranty - 1 Year (Extra Purchase Required)
We encourage all plant lovers to purchase the Plant Addicts Warranty whether you’re new or an expert. There are many variables outside our control and yours that can cause the demise of your plant(s). Examples would be hungry animals, drought, poor soil conditions, over watering, disease, insects & many other factors. The Plant Addicts Warranty is a 1 year warranty protecting you from all the unknowns and will replace your plant if it moves on to the plant afterlife.
The warranty is purchased on a per plant basis and must be purchased at the same time as the plant purchase. We will cover 100% of the price of the plant but the warranty does not cover shipping cost. Simply let us know if your plant has died within one year of receiving it and we’ll get you a new one shipped out. We may ask for photos for documentation purposes but again we’ll try to make it as easy as possible.
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Standard Colors: 2-3 business days
Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice
Please Note: On special orders there can not be any cancellations
Time of Order:
- If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.
- We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location
Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.
It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.