A picture of a Mosquito Grass

Mosquito Grass

Bouteloua gracilis

Photo by Patrick Alexander (CC0)

Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

7a

USDA zone

-18°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

More images of Mosquito Grass

A hand holding some Bouteloua gracilis grass
A bunch of Bouteloua gracilis flowers in some grass next to a body of water
A close up of a Bouteloua gracilis grass flower
A photo of Mosquito Grass
A photo of Mosquito Grass

Mosquito Grass Overview

Bouteloua gracilis is a deciduous, rhizomatous grass species commonly called blue grama grass, blue grama or mosquito grass. They are grown for their unusual inflorescences which are considered ornamental and their general appearance, which fits well in a mixed or herbaceous border or on their own as ornamental plants.

How to propagate Mosquito Grass

Seed

Seed in spring or autumn.

Division

By division in autumn; however forms should be propagated by division only.