Bouteloua curtipendula, or Side Oats Grama, is short, hardy prairie grass with blue-green foliage and purple flowers. Small oat-like seeds develop on the side of its stalk. Side Oats Grama is an excellent grass for drought-tolerant gardens and performs well for erosion control.

Light: Sun
Soil moisture: Dry, Medium
Height: 2′-3′
Bloom time: Aug, Sept
Color: Straw
Spacing: 1′

Bouteloua curtipendula, Side Oats Grama