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Schizachyrium scoparium - Little Bluestem

Image of Little Bluestem (Schizachyrium scoparium) taken by Allendan Seed Company
SKU: 25
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Little Bluestem (Schizachyrium scoparium) is a very ornamental mid-prairie native bunchgrass with fine-textured foliage that forms dense mounds of vegetation. It produces slender blue-green stems that reach 3 feet by autumn, and turn a radiant reddish-bronze that bear fluffy silver seedheads that are of particular value to small birds in the winter. The rigid clumps tolerate heat and humidity easily, and it also withstands rain and snow which allows it to remain upright for most of the winter.


Soil Moisture:   Dry, Moderate

Sun Exposure:  Full Sun

Height:  2' - 3'

Spread:  1'

Hardiness Zone:  3 - 10

Bloom Color:  Blue-Green, Reddish-Bronze

Bloom Time:  August, September, October

Attracts:  Birds, Butterflies

Return Policy

Returns of standard seed mixes and individual species must be made in the original unopened packaging within 10 days of delivery. If you wish to return live plants, you must do so within 5 days of delivery. Returns of standard mixes, individual species, and live plants are subject to a restocking fee of 25%. Custom seed mixes may not be returned. When returning non-damaged goods, the buyer is responsible for shipping charges, and return shipping may be made by whatever means the buyer selects.

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