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Schizachyrium scoparium 'The Blues'
Schizachyrium scoparium 'The Blues'
Common Name: Little Bluestem
Uniquely colorful fall foliage, nice in dried arrangements Provides nest sites, cover and food for birds Attracts butterflies, host plant for many skippers Easy to grow, deer resistant Drought resistant once established in landscape

This is an excellent native grass for the garden. It is an upright, clump-forming grass with slender, blue-green leaves. The foliage turns a striking red-orange in the fall, excellent in massed plantings or mixed with other native grasses and wildflowers. Fluffy silver seed heads bloom in late summer or early fall and are ornamental through winter.

Height: 2-4 Feet
Spread: 2-2 Feet
USDA Hardiness Zone: 3-9