Blue Lyme Grass

Blue Lyme Grass

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Elymus arenarius

Cool season grass that tolerates hot weather. Steel-blue foliage, that can be invasive, which is great for controlling erosion on a bank. Spreads by rhizomes.

Grows best in Full Sun but will tolerate light shade.  Narrow, blue-green spikes in early summer that turn beige in Autumn.

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Ornamental Characteristics
Category Perennial grass
Foliage Type Dormant in winter
Height 2' - 4'
Spread 1' - 4'
Shape Clump-forming
Primary Foliage Color Bluish-green
Seasonal Foliage Color Beige
Flowering Season Summer
Flower Color Straw-colored
Berries N/A
Environmental Characteristics
Growth Rate Fast
Sun Preferences Full Sun and Partial Shade
Water Preferences Average: ensure planting area provides adequate drainage
Cold Hardiness Zone 4 - 10


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