Also called Balkan Moor Grass
More About Sesleria heufleriana
- Forms a dense mounding clump of semi-evergreen narrow foliage
- Blades are green in early spring, turning glaucous-blue by midsummer
- Showy, dark purple flowers rise above foliage on short stalks
- Bloom Time: Early spring
- Flower Height: 50 cm
- Foliage Height: 35 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-Green Moor Grass Growing and Maintenance Tips
Planted in full sun or light shade, it will tolerate various soil conditions and is drought-tolerant, once established. It will stay greener with more moisture.
Sesleria heufleriana Characteristics
Soil MoistureAverage to Dry Soils