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Schizachyrium scoparium 'The Blues'

Little Bluestem

Schizachyrium ‘The Blues’ is one of our showiest native grasses with leaves of blue with purple highlights in spring and summer and has great reddish-orange fall color. 'The Blues' is very upright and very drought tolerant.


  • Category:Perennials
  • Hardiness Zone:3-9
  • Height:24-36 Inches
  • Spread:24 Inches

Flower Color
White
Foliage Color
Blue
Purple
Best Usage
Border or Bed
Container
Mass Planting
Naturalizing
Soil Moisture Preference
Dry
Wildlife
Deer Resistant
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Fall
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Summer
Fall
Winter
Exposure
Sun
Growth Rate
Medium
Additional Information about Schizachyrium scoparium 'The Blues'

Schizachyrium ‘The Blues’ is one of our showiest native grasses with leaves of blue with purple highlights in spring and summer and has great reddish-orange fall color. 'The Blues' is very upright and very drought tolerant.