Exposure
Sun
Soil Moisture Needs
Average
Dry
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Fall
Winter
Spring
Summer
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Fall
Winter
Foliage Attribute
Silver or Blue Foliage
Fall Interest
Bloom Color
White
Brown
Green
Attributes
Good Cut Flowers
Drought Tolerant
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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