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Sesleria heufleriana

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

Interesting Notes:

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.
 

 

Zone:

4

Height:

35-50 cm

Spread:

30-50 cm

Colour:

White
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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

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Attracts Birds
Attracts Birds
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Evergreen
Evergreen
Ground cover
Ground cover
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Average to Dry Soils
Well-drained

Growth Rate

Medium
Slow

Flowering Time

Spring

Habit

Clumping
Mounding

Foliage Color

Blue
Green

Landscape uses

Border/edging

 Suitable Substitutions for Sesleria heufleriana

Sesleria caerulea

Sesleria caerulea

Blue Moor Grass