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Hairy Grama Grass

Bouteloua hirsuta
SKU: HC017438
per Plant - 2.5" Pot
No longer available this season.
Bouteloua hirsuita (Hairy Grama Grass) is a small-growing native grass that thrives in poor soils and blooms in summer with cheery eyelash-like flowers. This xeric plant is an excellent addition to waterwise gardens, for groundcover and textural accents that provide visual interest year-round. It will reseed and naturalize over time, but is not appetizing to deer.
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Botanical Name
Bouteloua hirsuta
Growing Zones
Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8
Native, Deer Resistant, Groundcover, Winter Interest
Soil Moisture
Waterwise, Average
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Mature Height
8-12" tall
Bloom Time
Early to mid summer


8-12” tall x 6-8” wide. Bouteloua hirsuita (Hairy Grama Grass) thrives in poor soils and covers itself with a profusion of cheery eyelash-like flowers from early to mid-summer. It is recommended for use as a small grass in the rock garden or wildflower meadow, where it will re-seed and fill in the empty spaces. Grow it in full sun and most any soil type including clay. A wonderful companion plant alongside Calylophus (Sundrops), Linum (Flax), and Penstemon.
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