Nolina nelsonii is the perfect choice for the dry, sunny border or for the desert planting schemes, a free draining, gritty and sandy soil is required. When mature the plant is trunk forming, highly architectural and sculptural
Nolina nelsonii (Nelson’s Blue Bear Grass)
Known as the ‘Nelsons Blue Bear Grass’ a native to the state of TAMAULIPAS in the northern region of Mexico. It is found growing in desert and montane areas, in elevations up to 8000 ft., it is drought tolerant and can with stand extreme frost to minus 12 degrees. Masses of bluish green leaves are born in abundance in dense rosettes, are pointed and strap-like in appearance up to 3’ long and 1” wide.