Kentucky Bluegrass (Poa pratensis)

This lovely cool season perennial grass provides a dense turf. It is used mostly in low to medium traffic areas and can be mixed with other grasses for more durability in lawns. It is a pretty blue-green to bright green color and grows mostly during the spring and fall months. It can go dormant in the summer and in times of drought. Kentucky Bluegrass is one of the most widely used grasses in the mid to upper states and spreads by rhizomes and tillers. This grass is popular with many skippers as a place for egg laying, so enjoy when you see them skipping through your lawns!

Attracts: Fiery SkipperTawny-edge SkipperZabulon SkipperPeck's SkipperCommon Wood-Nymph,  and more

Color(s): Green

Sun Exposure: Sun or partial

Soil: Moist soil

Average Height: 18 in. - 24 in. Mow at 1.5 in.

Average Spread: 4 in.

USDA Plant Hardiness Zone: 3 - 8

Note: Prefers clay-loam or loam soil

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