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Schizachyrium scoparium 'The Blues'
Little Bluestem
Schizachyrium scoparium 'The Blues'
Code: 6192Family: GramineaeGenus: Schizachyrium
Plant Type:Ornamental Grass
Finely textured, silver-blue grass is topped with narrow willowy plumes in late summer. It has fantastic reddish-burgundy fall color. A native cultivar from the prairies, it tolerates heat and humidity.
Blooms: Summer,Fall
Growth Rate: Fast,Moderate
Size Range: 12" tall x 12" wide
Cultural Information
Sun Sun
Soil: Average,Tolerates Poor,Not particular
Water Use: Drought Tolerant
Maintenance: Low
Hardiness Zone: 4,5,6,7,8,9
Cold Hardy to -30° to -20°F
Features and Benefits
Drought Tolerant Drought TolerantFabulous Foliage Fabulous Foliage
Fall/Winter Color Fall/Winter ColorGood for Cut Flowers Good for Cut Flowers
Showy Flowers Showy Flowers
Grown by: Blooming Nursery,Inc & Blooming Junction
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