Schizachyrium scoparium (Little Bluestem)
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Schizachyrium scoparium

Little Bluestem

Clumping warm season grass with an upright habit. Common to most dry and savanna prairies. Mixes well with native and non-native plants. Blooms at 3'-4'. Excellent orange-bronze fall color
Height: 3-4 ft
Width: 18-24 in
Soil Conditions: Dry
Flower Color: Green
Bloom Time: September,October
Hardiness Zone: 3 TO 9
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20407.1G #1 4645
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Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes
Drought Tolerant
Fall Color
Rain Garden Sun
Attracts Wildlife
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Wildlife
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Plant Habit
Vase Shaped
Light Conditions
Sun
Native Plant Community
Dry Prairie
Mesic Prairie
Savanna
Flower Color
Green
Flower Hue
Light
Flower Height
3' to 4'
Flower Type
Spike
Foliage Color
Green
Leaf Texture
Medium
Divide
Every Five Years or Longer
Prune Time
Jan/Feb/March
Flower Form
Single
Flower Size
1/4" or Less
Growth Rate
Average
Origin
Greater Midwest

Possible Substitution Plants

Schizachyrium scoparium 'Twilight Zone'
Schizachyrium scoparium 'Prairie Blues'