Schizachyrium scoparium 'Blue Heaven'

Little Bluestem

Photo courtesy of Prides Corner Farms

  • Strong, upright grass
  • Steel blue with purple highlights
  • Airy frons in late summer
  • Copper fall color
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Great Foliage
Great Foliage
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Mass Planting
Mass Planting
No Fertilizing
No Fertilizing

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Prefers full sun.  Easy to grow.  Drought toleant.  Cut back grass in late fall or early spring 4-6" above groung level.

Height: 42-54 in
Spread: 30-40 in
Spacing: 20-24 in
Price Level 1: $29.99~#2
Bloom Color: Non-Flowering
Zone: 3-8

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


  • Mass Planting
  • Garden
  • Low Maintenance
  • Great Foliage
  • No Fertilizing
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Focal Point
  • Fall Color
  • Native

Critter Resistance:

  • Deer Resistant


  • Full Sun


  • Upright

Foliage Color:

  • Blue
  • Purple

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Summer
  • Fall

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Summer
  • Winter
  • Fall

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Songbirds

Soil Moisture:

  • Average Water