The orchardgrass you've been waiting for is here.
And it's gonna be around for a long, LONG time.
“The most significant and important attribute of Persist is persistence.
After four years of the grazing experiment, in which there was
additional grazing and drought stress during the last 2 years,
there was a 70 to 80% stand of Persist compared to a
0 to 10% stand of (another well-known orchardgrass)”