Schizachyrium scoparium 'Blue Heaven™'
Schizachyrium scoparium 'Blue Heaven™'

Schizachyrium scoparium 'Blue Heaven™'

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Little Bluestem

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A taller and hardier selection from the University of Minnesota. Strong stems form sturdier, upright clumps than other species. Dark blue summer foliage turns burgundy by late summer, fades to red by fall. Long, thin wispy seed heads add a graceful appearance. Prefers poorer soils; do not overwater.


  •  · Dark blue foliage with burgundy fall color
  •  · Long thin seed heads blooms all summer
  •  · A taller more upright selection
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Schizachyrium scoparium The Blues

Schizachyrium scoparium 'The Blues'

Little Bluestem

Wonderful silver-blue foliage with exceptional burgundy-red fall color. Narrow upright seed heads bloom all summer. Tolerates heat and humidity.

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Item # Pack Size Avail Units Avail Plants  
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30 3" Plug SOLD OUT SOLD OUT Login for Pricing

Height:

4 ft

Spread:

9-18 in

Zone:

3-9

Exposure

Sun Tolerant

Soil Moisture Needs

Dry

Critter Resistance

Deer Resistant

Attributes

Drought Tolerant
Mass Plant

Season of Interest (Flowering)

Late Summer
Fall

Season of Interest (Foliage)

Winter

Schizachyrium

Common Name: Little Bluestem

Native short clumping grass noted for its blue summer foliage and bright fall color. Excellent for massing or naturalizing as a ground cover.