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Blue Heaven Little Bluestem

Schizachyrium scoparium 'MinnblueA' PP #17,310

Pronunciation: ski-za-KRY-ee-um sko-PAIR-ee-um
SKU #08611
3-10

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OVERVIEW
Description Narrow, upright, grassy foliage creates a great vertical accent for a border, rock garden or container. Emerges blue, develops pink and burgundy hues in late summer, and turns a rich copper in fall. Slender stems rise up with purplish panicles. Tan seed heads persist into fall. Perfect for bird friendly landscapes.
Light Full sun
Watering Water when top 3 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Summer
Mature Size Quickly reaches 3 to 4 ft. tall, 2 to 3 ft. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Herbaceous
Special Features Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Waterwise, Fast Growing, Benefits Birds
Growth Rate Fast
Patent Act Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container, Hillside
Flower Color Purple
Foliage Color Multicolored
Companion Plants Coneflower (Echinacea); Sedum (Sedum); Tickseed (Coreopsis); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum); Salvia (Salvia)
CARE
Care Grows easily in a wide range of soils and environmental conditions including clay, high heat, and humidity. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates drought. Cut to the ground in late winter to early spring.

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