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Schizachyrium scoparium 'Prairie Blues'

Little Bluestem

Blue-green, ribbon-like foliage turns shades of of orange and red in late summer to fall. This warm season grass has sturdy, narrow stems with an upright habit. Purple-bronze flowers are followed by fluffy white seedheads. Native. Thrives in hot, dry areas.

Prefers full sun and dry to moist, but well-drained soils. Prairie native.

SKU

Description

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Pricing

95217 4 qt. 1 - $13.49 Ea.

Height:

30-36 Inches

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Spread:

18-24 Inches

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Hardiness Zone:

3-8

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Bloom Color:

Purple

Characteristics & Attributes

Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Exposure
Full Sun
Sun/Light Shade
Soil Moisture Preference
Dry
Well-Drained
Moist/Well-Drained
Flowering Months
August
Foliage Color
Blue
Blue-Green
Attributes
Coastal
Cut Flower
Drought Tolerant
East-Coast Native
Ground Cover
Interesting Foliage
Naturalizing
Schizachyrium scoparium (Little Bluestem)