Blue Heaven Little Bluestem
Schizachyrium scoparium 'MinnblueA' PP #17,310
Pronunciation: ski-za-KRY-ee-um sko-PAIR-ee-um
|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.|
|Watering||Water when top 3 inches of soil is dry.|
|Mature Size||Quickly reaches 3 to 4 ft. tall, 2 to 3 ft. wide.|
|Special Features||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Waterwise, Fast Growing, Benefits Birds|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Hillside|
|Companion Plants||Coneflower (Echinacea); Sedum (Sedum); Tickseed (Coreopsis); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum); Salvia (Salvia)|
|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.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-10
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.