Schizachyrium scoparium 'Prairie Blues'
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.
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