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Little bluestem is a warm season grass, good choice for soil stabilization. Drought tolerant.

Little bluestem is a warm season grass, good choice for soil stabilization. Drought tolerant. Typical inventory plug USDA, NRCS. 2012. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 11 October 2012). National Plant Data Team, Greensboro, NC 27401-4901 USA.

Schizachyrium scoparium 'The Blues'

Little bluestem

A lovely blue selection of the species, with beautiful orange fall color. Tolerates poor soils and extended drought. Will tend to flop if planted in rich soil. 

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Height:

2-3 Ft

Spread:

1-2 Ft

USDA Hardiness Zone:

4-8

Bloom Color:

Green, Tan

Schizachyrium scoparium 'The Blues' Characteristics

Exposure

  • Full Sun

Critter Resistance

  • Deer Resistant

Soil Moisture Preference

  • Dry

Attributes

  • Drought Tolerant

Flowering Months

  • September

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • Fall