Native to Europe but naturalized in North America. Of the species described here, Poa pratensis is the best-known cool-season lawn grass. Leaves of all have distinctive boat-prow tip.
This is a beautiful, fine-textured, blue-green lawn grass that comes in many selections. At its best in cold-winter climates, but often used as a nurse grass in blends with other turf grasses such as perennial rye. Mow at 2 to 2 1/2 in. (dwarf forms can be mowed lower).
Native to Russia, northern China. Grows 50 ft. tall, 40 ft. wide. Smooth dark green leaves are 3/4 to ...
Yellow-striped foliage in clumps to 4 ft. tall, 5 ft. wide, with silvery white flower plumes to 6 ft. ...
Produces 6–9-in., single to semidouble, golden yellow flowers on 2-2 1/2 ft high plants.