Week 19 – May 13, 2021

Plant Information

Coolio ColorGrass® Koeleria

  • Coolio ColorGrass® Koeleria - Bloom
  • Coolio ColorGrass® Koeleria - Container
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Koeleria glauca

Common Name: Blue Hair Grass

Hardiness Zone: 6a - 8b

Hardiness Degree: -10°F (-23.3°C)

Blooming Season: Summer

Plant Habit: Mounded

Characteristics: Heat Tolerant

Water: Medium

Fertilize: None or when needed only

Spacing: 8 - 10" (20 - 25cm)

Height: 8 - 10" (20 - 25cm)

Width: 8 - 10" (20 - 25cm)

Exposure: Partial Sun, Sun

General Information: Tidy mounds of foliage are outstanding in rock gardens, at the front of the garden, as a small-scale ground cover, or in mixed containers. The silver-green spikelets may be cut for bouquets or allowed to dry to a buff color for dried arrangements.

Grower Information:

Plug crop time: 6 to 7 weeks
Transplant to finish: 6 to 7 weeks

Upright, blue-green grass is ideal for dry locations. Grows to 20 in./51 cm after the first season.
Colour group: Green
Height: 8-10 in./20-25 cm
Spread: 8-10 in./20-25 cm
Containers: 4 in./10 cm, 6 in./15 cm*, Gallon
*3 plants per pot