Prairie Blues Little Bluestem - Andropogon scoparius 'Prairie Blues'

This greyish blue, medium-sized grass has thin ribbon-like leaf blades that fade to fluffy, silvery seed heads in late summer. Reddish orange autumn color. These blooms are great for floral arrangements, fresh or dried. Suited for the border or in large groupings.

Water Needs: 
Moderate
Foliage Color: 
Blue
Flower Attributes: 
Cut Flowers
Dried Flowers
Long Bloom Time
Landscape Uses: 
Border
Foundation
Mass Planting
Specimen
Garden Styles: 
Cottage
Edible
Modern
Light Needs: 
Full Sun
Plant Types: 
Height: 
24-36"
Spread: 
12-24"
Flower Colors: 
Brown
Flower Seasons: 
Summer
Fall
Special Features: 
Attractive Foliage
Fall Colour
Stem Colour
Winter Interest
Growth Habits: 
Round
Upright
Cold Hardiness: 
Zone 3
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Prefers moist, well drained soil. This variety adapts to poorly nourished acidic or alkaline soils and easily withstands heat and humidity. Cut back in early spring before new growth appears. Very drought tolerant once established.

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