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Blonde Ambition Blue Grama Grass

SKU: AM015012
per Plant - 3.5" Pot
No longer available this season.
‘Blonde Ambition’ Blue Grama Grass (Bouteloua gracilis) is a native grass with a look all its own. Prized for eyelash-like flowers that sit horizontally upon tall stems, ‘Blonde Ambition’ adds unique beauty and movement to the garden. Flowers complement upright, blue-green foliage. The fine leaf blades add texture to the garden. Persistent seed heads provide winter beauty.
key features
Botanical Name
Bouteloua gracilis Blonde Ambition PP#22048
Growing Zones
Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9
Native, Groundcover, Easy To Grow, Winter Interest
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Mature Height
30-36" tall
Bloom Time
Foliage plant all season


30-36” tall x 30-36” wide. ‘Blonde Ambition’ was selected for large, robust flowers that emerge chartreuse mid-summer and ripen to golden blonde seed heads in fall. Seed heads stand atop sturdy stems that rebound even after a heavy snow. A distinctive and versatile plant, ‘Blonde Ambition’ fits as readily into rustic gardens as contemporary landscapes. Plant in masses to accentuate the gorgeous flowers. Blue Grama Grass is one of the major native grass species of the shortgrass prairie. Found throughout much of the United States and Canada, blue grama grass is widely adaptable, tolerating most soils as long as they are well drained. Plants are cold hardy, heat and drought tolerant, and long-lived. Plant in full sun and water occasionally for best performance.