Photo Courtesy of Hoffman Nursery, Inc

Schizachyrium scoparium The Blues (Little Bluestem)

This graceful, fine-textured perennial grass features slender powder blue blades with deep purple highlights that become bright orange and burgundy in the fall and sprout shiny silver tufts. Fast growth rate.

Blooms late summer
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
2-4 ft tall x 1.5-2 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