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Sesleria heufleriana is often confused with:
Sesleria caerulea

Sesleria heufleriana

Common Name(s):

Phonetic Spelling
ses-LER-ee-ah hey-oo-fler-ee-AH-nah
Description

Leaves are mostly green in early spring; becomes blue by early summer; remains blue in winter

Form: Tufted mound

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  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Sesleria
    Species:
    heufleriana
    Family:
    Poaceae
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Europe
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Ornamental Grasses and Sedges
    Habit/Form:
    Arching
    Clumping
    Erect
    Mounding
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    USDA Plant Hardiness Zone:
    4a, 4b, 5b, 5a, 6b, 6a, 7b, 7a, 8a, 8b, 9b, 9a
  • Fruit:
    Fruit Type:
    Caryopsis
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Black
    Cream/Tan
    Gold/Yellow
    Flower Inflorescence:
    Insignificant
    Panicle
    Spike
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Showy
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Spring
    Flower Description:
    Inflorescence: Early spring flowers are black with cream yellow pollen sacs
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Blue
    Green
    Leaf Feel:
    Glossy
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Description:
    Leaves are mostly green in early spring; becomes blue by early summer; remains blue in winter
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Theme:
    Rock Garden
    Design Feature:
    Border
    Attracts:
    Songbirds