Bouteloua curtipendula - Sideoats Grama

Sideoats Grama has one of the most attractive flowering stalks of any grass. Its tiny bright purple and orange flower parts lend it a special grace and beauty. When in seed it is equally appealing, with small oat-like seeds suspended on one side of the two to three foot tall stem. Bouteloua curtipendula is excellent for dry soils and very effective when planted with Little Bluestem and wildflowers. For a solid stand of Sideoats Grama plant at a rate of 5 KG per acre.


  Mid to Late Summer
  Full Sun
  2' - 3'
  Sand to Loam
  Dry to Medium


Approx. 70 seeds per pack - 350 seeds per gram

Attracts Butterflies & Songbirds
Deer Resistant!
Makes Great Cut Flowers!


All Wildflower Farm seeds are hardy through growing zone 3, organic and non-GMO.


Indoors: No pre-treatment necessary other than cold, dry storage. Start at least 4 weeks before outdoor night temperatures are reliably in the 10 C (50 F) range. Plant seed 0.64 cm (1/4 inch) deep in pots. Keep moist but not soggy and very warm (21 C - 70 F). When seedlings are 5 cm (2 in.) tall, transplant into the garden spaced 30 cm (1 ft.) apart.

Outdoors: Sow seed 0.64 cm (1/4 inch) deep outdoors in either late fall or early spring.

Bouteloua curtipendula - Sideoats Grama

  • Product Code: C21520
  • Availability: In Stock
  • $4.95