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Schizachyrium scoparium Blaze (Little Bluestem)

This graceful, fine-textured perennial grass features slender blue-green stems that become shades of red, purple, orange, and pink in the fall and sprout shiny white tufts. Fast growth rate.

Blooms late summer
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
2-2.5 ft tall x 2-2.5 ft wide
Attracts birds and butterflies
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant


Zone Zone 3
Exposure Full Sun
Moisture Low to Moderate Moisture
Native to Native Cultivar