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Blue Sprite Koeleria

Koeleria glauca 'Blue Sprite'
SKU: HC017869
per Plant - 5" Deep Pot
Shipping begins the week of February 26th, 2024
Koeleria glauca 'Blue Sprite' (Blue Hair Grass) is one of the few low-growing ornamental grasses, making it an attractive option for accents, borders, and mass planting. Dense tufts of blue-green leaves form mounds about one foot high, which sit neatly below flower panicles. Flowers emerge glossy green in spring, then mature to silvery seed heads for summer. A non-spreading species that forms low mounds and can be evergreen in mild climates.
key features
Botanical Name
Koeleria glauca 'Blue Sprite'
Growing Zones
Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9
Attracts Birds, Easy To Grow, Low Maintenance, Winter Interest
Soil Moisture
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Mature Height
6-24" tall
Bloom Time
Late spring to early summer


Koeleria glauca 'Blue Sprite' (Blue Hair Grass) is a drought tolerant grass that grows easily in average and well-drained soil in full sun, and performs best in lean soils. This grass will tolerate the exposed condition of a rock garden. Avoid planting in rich, fertile soil, clay soil, wet soil, or shade. Koeleria is a cool-season grass native to Europe and Russia. Prune in late winter down to make room for new spring growth. The flowers grow up to a foot above the foliage mounds; they preserve well and can be used in dried arrangements if trimmed back in fall or winter. Plants can be divided in spring or fall.

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