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Perennial Rye-Bluegrass Mix



Imperial exhibits outstanding color and very fine, uniform texture. Establishes quickly and maintains its color year round in most California climates. Imperial will grow in all climate zones but is ideal for coastal or high altitude sites.



  • Very fine texture
  • Dwarf leaf orientation
  • Dark blue-green color
  • High endophyte level
  • Shade tolerant
  • Resilient leaf blades
  • Improved disease resistance
  • Ability to fill in thin or damaged lawns


  • Attractive, uniform appearance
  • Only one grass needed for entire landscape
  • Reduces soil preparation costs
  • Reduced maintenance costs
  • Lower maintenance costs and improved turf
  • Better appearance over old varieties
  • Improved disease resistance
  • Improved mowability


Traffic areas where appearance and low maintenance are important.
Lawns, Playgrounds, Parks, Cemeteries, Commercial developments”Imperial” is an excellent choice for coastal or high altitude sites.

Seeding Rates

New turf: 10-12 pounds per 1000 square feet (400-500 pounds per acre).

Overseeding: 6-8 pounds per 1000 square feet (250-350 pounds per acre).


Germination: 10-21 days with proper irrigation.
First mowing: Approximately 30 days.
First limited use: Approximately 45 days.

Climatic Conditions: All (except extreme desert)
Soils: All types
pH range: 5.5 to 6.5 preferred, 4.7 to 8.5 tolerated
Fertilization: 2 to 4 pounds of actual nitrogen per year in a balanced fertilizer
Mowing height: 2-3 inches in warm seasons, 1 1/2 – 2 inches in cool seasons

Quality Assurance

“Imperial” is a registered trademark of Stover Seed Company and is available only from Stover Seed or an authorized dealer. The ingredients used in “Imperial” are exclusively distributed by Stover Seed and represent the latest improvements in turfgrass breeding and development. Accept no substitutions.

Ingredients & Specifications

Affinity Perennial Ryegrass
Evening Shade Perennial Ryegrass
Rugby Kentucky Bluegrass
Brooklawn Kentucky Bluegrass
Creeping Red Fescue

98% Minimum purity
90% Minimum germination

Quality Assurance

City of Mission Viejo
West Hills Little League
Nipomo High School, Nipomo California

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