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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.


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Status: Ready
Availability: Available
$17.49
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  • Category:Perennial
  • Hardiness Zone:3-8
  • Height:30-36 Inches
  • Spread:18-24 Inches
  • Bloom Color: Purple

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

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