Schizachyrium scoparium 'The Blues'

Little Bluestem


Photo courtesy of Prides corner farm

  • Fine foliage
  • Seedheads are of interest
  • Mass plantings are a plus
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Mass Planting
Mass Planting
Native
Native
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Full Sun
Full Sun
Attracts Songbirds
Attracts Songbirds
Average Water
Average Water



Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Colors change into the fall

Good accent plant or background plant

Outstanding native


Height: 36 in
Spread: 18-24 in
Spacing: 24 in
Price Level 1: $19.99 ea.~#2
Bloom Color: Non-Flowering
Zone: 3
 

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


Attributes:

  • Native
  • Low Maintenance
  • Mass Planting
  • Fall Color

Critter Resistance:

  • Deer Resistant

Exposure:

  • Full Sun

Habit:

  • Upright

Foliage Color:

  • Blue
  • Red

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Fall

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Summer
  • Winter
  • Fall

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Songbirds

Soil Moisture:

  • Average Water