Leymus Blue Dune
Leymus arenarius Blue Dune
Leymus arenarius Blue Dune


 
3.5" pot
  $7.95

Zones: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Mature Size: 24 - 36" tall, 24" wide
Light: Full Sun
Blooms: Early Summer to Early Fall
Flower Color: bluish White to beige

Available: Spring 2018

Product Code:
LEY-BLU
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Description Plant Care
 
Leymus arenarius 'Blue Dune' (Sand Rye Grass Blue Dune, Blue lyme grass). Bluer and more heat and humidity resistant than L. arenarius. Best used in open areas, but can be contained with minimum effort. Perfect for controlling soil erosion problems and for covering hillsides. Try planting in copper containers for a stunning effect! Blue Dune Lyme Grass is particular useful in coastal area because of its tolerance to sand, sun, and drought. Flowers June-July. If sheared lightly in late summer when blooms start to fall, a nice new
flush of growth will keep the plants looking fresh through early winter. Cut down in early spring to allow all new, clean foliage to show to the best advantage. Prefers heavy soil and is tolerant of water extremes. It is also tolerant of summer heat and humidity. Plant in full sun to light shade. Considered deer resistant when mature. Prohibited in Wisconsin, except the counties of Kewaunee, Manitowec, Sheboygen, and Racine.
Special Characteristics:
  • Salt Tolerant

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