Exposure
Sun
Soil Moisture Needs
Dry
Average
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Summer
Fall
Winter
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Winter
Summer
Fall
Foliage Attribute
Silver or Blue Foliage
Fall Interest
Bloom Color
Brown
Green
White
Attributes
Drought Tolerant
Good Cut Flowers
Water Requirements
Prefers well-drained soil
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Picture courtesy of North Creek Nurseries

Schizachyrium scoparium

Little Bluestem

This ornamental rass has spikey blades of gray-green foliage with incospicious blooms. During Fall, the blades begin to turn a tawny burgundy color. It is a beautiful grass for Fall & Winter interest.

Height:

18-36 in

Spacing:

12

Bloom Time:

Summer-Winter

Bloom Color:

White/Green/Brown

Schizachyrium (skiz-ah-keer'-ee-um)

Family: Poaceae · Common Name: Little Blue Stem

Native colorfast blue grasses that love the heat and humidity and prefers dry poor soils. Wonderful red fall color and silvery winter interest. Best en masse.

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