Ornamental Grass

Bouteloua gracilis Blonde Ambition

Blonde Ambition Blue Grama Grass

  • Best perennial by Plant Select in 2013
  • Great ornamental grass
  • Resilient stems stay upright
  • Attracts butterflies and birds
  • Host plant for skippers
  • Deer resistant
  • Extremely cold hardy
  • Drought tolerant
  • Native
  • Low maintenance

'Blond Ambition' has a unique, flag-like flower, unlike any other. A profusion of chartreuse blooms appear in mid-summer attracting butterflies. As the flowers mature they take on a blond color, quite nice in floral arrangements. Ground feeding birds enjoy the seed in autumn. Easy to grow, deer and drought tolerant, a low maintenance gem.

Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cold Tolerant
Cold Tolerant
Native
Native
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant

Characteristics and Attributes