The Blues Little Bluestem - Schizachyrium scoparium 'The Blues'

The Blues Little Bluestem is a deciduous, clumping grass with blue-green foliage that turns bronze to flaming orange in the fall. Flower spikes emerge above the foliage, displaying fluffy seed heads that persist into fall. This plant is great as mass planting, ground cover or specimen in borders and rock gardens.

Water Needs: 
Low
Foliage Color: 
Blue
Flower Attributes: 
Dried Flowers
Long Bloom Time
Showy Flowers
Landscape Uses: 
Border
Dry Areas
Ground Cover
Mass Planting
Garden Styles: 
Cottage
Xeriscape
Zen
Light Needs: 
Full Sun
Plant Types: 
Height: 
24-36"
Spread: 
24-36"
Flower Colors: 
Brown
Flower Seasons: 
Summer
Fall
Special Features: 
Attractive Foliage
Dry Areas
Growth Habits: 
Round
Upright
Cold Hardiness: 
Zone 3
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Water regularly during the first growing season to establish a deep and exstensive root system. Drought tolerant once established. Cut back in the spring before new growth emerges.

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