Blue Moor Grass
Ornamental grasses and grasslike plants
Tufted evergreen to semievergreen perennial grasses from the hills and mountains of southeastern Europe. Tough, long-lived, low-maintenance plants that can take considerable drought once established. Use as fillers among other ornamentals or mass as groundcovers among trees and shrubs, and in meadow plantings.Sesleria caerulea
Grows to 6–8 in. tall and wide. Narrow leaves are powder blue on top, dark green beneath; their slightly twisted shape makes both colors visible. Short spike-like flowers held above the leaves in late spring emerge purplish black and lighten as they age; pretty but not showy. Best near the coast. Plant in partial shade inland.
Native from Kansas and Colorado south to Texas and Arizona. Mounding plant to 6–8 in. tall and 1...
Many hybrids are obtainable, either as blends or in single colors. Most must be grown from seed....
Native to dry slopes and canyons below 4,000-ft. elevation in coast ranges and Sierra Nevada foothills...