More About Sesleria caerulea
- Forms a dense mounding clump of semi-evergreen, narrow foliage
- Blades are blue on top with green undersides
- Showy dark purple flowers rise above foliage on short stalks
- Bloom Time: Early spring
- Flower Height: 40 cm
- Foliage Height: 25 cm
- Grass Type: Cool Season
Cool Season Grasses: These grasses do the majority of their growing in early spring and start again when temperatures start to cool in the fall. During the warmer summer months, they stop growing and some will even go dormant. Cool season grasses flower in the spring or early summer. Most cool season grasses grow best in a consistently moist soil.
Blue Moor Grass Growing and Maintenance Tips
This sesleria grows best in full sun but will tolerate light shade in a range of soils. Once established, they are fairly drought-tolerant. Plants should be divided every few years to maintain health.
Sesleria caerulea Characteristics
Average to Dry Soils