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Little Bluestem

Schizachyrum scoparium

Little Bluestem is a mid-height, non-spreading, clump-forming native grass with blue-green leaves that turn reddish orange in the fall. Fluffy silver seed heads are ornamental through winter. Little Bluestem is easy to establish and perfect in short- to mid-height prairie plantings.

Short, native grass
Easy-to-grow
Food and cover for wildlife
Also known by botanical name, "Andropogon scoparium"
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 Item  Height  Size  Price  Qty
14593 4-10in S3-1 RPM $9.95

Gardening Suggestions for Little Bluestem:

Key Characteristics:

Average
Great Foliage
Drought Tolerant
Midwest Native
Songbirds
Height:
24-36 Inches
Spread:
12-24 Inches
Hardiness Zone:
5 - 9

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Characteristics & Attributes for Schizachyrum scoparium ''

Attracts Wildlife

Songbirds
Upland Birds and Game

Soil Moisture Preference

Average

Exposure

Full Sun

Habit

Perennial

Program

Grow Native!

Attributes

Midwest Native
Erosion Control
Naturalizing
Forage
Rain Gardens and Bioswales
Great Foliage
Sun-loving
Mass Planting
Wetlands and Streambank Stabilization
Drought Tolerant