Little Bluestem (Schizachyrium scoparium)

Smiling Sun Gardens

Regular price $4.00

A small, non-spreading, clump-forming grass with blue-green leaves that turn reddish orange in the fall. Fluffy silver seed heads are ornamental through winter.

Native Environment: Prairie
Height: 2 to 4 feet
Spread: 1.5 to 2 feet
Bloom Time:  August to February
Color: Purplish Bronze
USDA Hardiness Zone: 6 - 10
Sun Exposure: Full Sun 
Season of Interest: Mid (May - June), Late (July - frost), Winter (Nov - Mar)
Soil Moisture: Dry/moderate
Wildlife Benefit: Cover, Food/Small Animals
Special Usage: Rain Garden, Fresh Cut Flower, Dried Flower, Winter Interest
Tolerate: Deer, Drought, Erosion, Dry Soil, Shallow-Rocky Soil, Black Walnut, Air Pollution

Maintenance: Low