Schizachyrium scoparium (Little Bluestem)
Schizachyrium sc. 'The Blues'
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Schizachyrium scoparium 'The Blues'

Little Bluestem

Plant Type: Grasses

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Schizachyrium scoparium Blue Heaven™

Little Bluestem

A taller and hardier selection from the U of MN, stronger stems form sturdier more upright clumps than other species, dark blue summer foliage turns burgundy by late summer and then fades to red by fall, long thin wispy seed heads add a graceful appearance, prefers poorer soils and do not overwater.
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Wonderful silver-blue foliage with exceptional burgundy-red fall color, narrow upright seed heads bloom all summer, tolerates heat and humidity.

  • Silver-blue foliage with burgundy-red fall color
  • Narrow upright seed heads blooms all summer
  • A native for mass planting or naturalizing
Item # Pack Size  
4577405 30 3" Plug Please Login for Pricing

Height:

3 ft

Spread:

2-2 ft

Zone:

3-9

Schizachyrium

Common Name: Little Bluestem

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

Characteristics & Attributes

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)

Fall
Winter