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Plant Characteristics

  • Plant Select
Cultural Information*
  • Leaf Spot - High Resistance
  • Root Rot - High Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - Moderate Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
Flower Color*
  • Green
  • Bronze/Tan/Brown
Growth Rate*
  • Fast
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Green
  • Tan/Beige
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
Leaf Color Winter*
  • Beige/Brown
Leaf Type*
  • Deciduous/Herbaceous
Nature Assets*
  • Deer Resistant
Plant Type*
  • Ornamental Grass
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Average
  • Salt Tolerant
  • Moist
  • Well-Drained
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
  • Seed
Season of Interest*
  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Spring
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Early Spring
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Tolerates Morning Sun Only in Southern States
  • Tolerates Full Sun in Northern States
  • Tolerates Full Sun in Southern States
  • Tolerates Morning Sun Only in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
  • Border Plant
  • Groundcover
  • Erosion Control
  • Accent Plant
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
  • Mass Planting
  • Rock Gardens

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Grasses are easy to grow, and adapt to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include a free fertilizer packet.

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Bouteloua gracilis 'Blonde Ambition'
PP22048 Plant propagation prohibited

Buy Blonde Ambition Blue Grama Grass online. Striking, flag-like summer flowers are chartreuse, turn blonde as the season progresses and persist through winter. They are held on stiff stems at a 90 degree angle to the blue-green foliage.

Mature Height:

30-36 Inches

Mature Spread:

30-36 Inches

Hardiness Zone:


What's My Hardiness Zone?

Family: Poaceae · Common Name: Blue Grama Grass

FREE with every plant purchased:

  • The Sooner Guarantee: For details, click here!
  • A pre-measured amount of Polyon® Best-Paks time release fertilizer that keeps your plant well nourished for one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included in the top of each container to use when planting as they help retain soil moisture, and plants will establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will also survive drought-like conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
  • Planting and Care Instruction brochure.
  • Catalogs of new and exciting plant brands, such as Garden Debut® and Proven Winners®.

DIY Irrigation SuppliesWe use and recommend for our irrigation needs, from simple to install micro and drip systems, to commercial grade irrigation parts and supplies.


Eco gallon Potted

SKU: 7648

(2.64 qrts / 2.51 liters)
(100 units available now - R)

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3 gallon Potted

SKU: 7415

(2.90 gallons / 11.0 liters)
(0 units available now)

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Customer Testimonials

I am very satisfied with my two experiences purchasing from Sooner. Trees arrived in great condition and are quite healthy. I was amazed to see the Red Beauty holly arrive with not a single broken branch.

Ithaca, NY
November 2016

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