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Leymus arenarius Blue Dune Blue Lyme Grass

 

   Leymus arenarius ‘Blue Dune’-Blue Lyme Grass

This is a beautiful blue colored grass, but take note it will spread and it requires some room for growth.

This bright-blue cool season grass maintains its coloring throughout the growing season, even in Southern gardens.

It is native to western Europe where it can be found in sand dunes as well as in rich soil.

 Blue Lyme Grass spreads by rhizomes, so it can be used as a tall ground cover, on hillsides and for controlling soil erosion.

In May, straw-colored seed heads appear on stalks 8-12 inches above the foliage.

Blue Lyme Grass prefers dry, sunny to part sunny  locations.

It is a  Cool season grass with  bright blue foliage.

Grows to a height of  2 feet, 3 feet with flower,  Plant in sun to part sun area .

Plume flowers in  May

Hardy to  Zones 4-9

Origin: Britain, Europe

If you are looking for a grass that spreads , this is your grass and it  adds nice interest as it’s coloring has  a great feature  , adding contrast amongst other plants.

Happy Gardening

🙂

Diane Mumm

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