Schizachyrium scoparium (Little Bluestem) in LP50 size plugs.

Schizachyrium scoparium (Little Bluestem) Unity Grown

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Schizachyrium scoparium (Little Bluestem) is a native perennial grass that grows in foot-wide clumps from two to five feet tall with blue-gray to green blade-shaped foliage. During the cooler months, the blue-green foliage turns to a red-orange hue with white seed tufts, and these shades of bronze persist through the winter.

Little bluestem is a highly adaptable plant, proving tolerant to snow, rain, drought, flood, deer browsing, and a variety of soils including clay and saline conditions, but does best in drier soils.

Native to Maryland, Native to U.S., and Straight Species
Mature Plant Height: Medium: 30-48"
Deciduous
Sun (6+ hours)
Soil Moisture: Medium to Dry and Dry
Soil Type: Wide Tolerance
Bloom Time: Summer and Fall
Flower Color: Multi-color and White
Foliage color: Green and Blue-Gray
Features: Attracts Birds, Host Plant for Butterflies or Moths, Lawn Alternative, Fall Color, and Winter Interest
Tolerances: Clay Soil Tolerant, Deer Tolerant, Drought Tolerant, Flood Tolerant, and Salt Tolerant
Garden Type: Meadow and Small Space

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