Kentucky Bluegrass is a grass type best used in full sun areas. If starting a new lawn from seed, be prepared to water lightly every day for a month in order to be assured good germination and establishment.
Lawns established from sod commonly consist largely of Kentucky Bluegrass. If this sod is laid in a shady backyard, the Kentucky Bluegrass will not flourish and overseeding with a shade tolerate grass like Fine Fescue is recommended.
Advantages of Kentucky Bluegrass include:
Disadvantages of Kentucky Bluegrass include: