|Very fine textured, medium to dark green, long-lived perennial is not as cold or heat tolerant as other cool season turf grasses. Superior drought tolerance. Most adapted to shade and often found in seed mixes for shady lawns. Does not grow well in wet, poorly drained soils. Can be used to overseed Bermudas and other warm season grasses. Establish during it's growing season (cooler months) by seed.