Jazz Little Bluestem

Schizachyrium scoparium 'Jazz'

Pronunciation: ski-za-KRY-ee-um sko-PAIR-ee-um
SKU #43993
3-9

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OVERVIEW
Description A shorter variety that will not flop over. Blue foliage takes on a purple hue in fall. Purplish-bronze flowers turn to fluffy white seed heads that may persist into winter. A highly adaptable plant that can take various types of soil, including clay with occasional water inundation. Good drought tolerance once established and tolerates high heat and humidity.
Light Full sun
Watering Water when top 3 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Late summer
Mature Size Reaches 24 to 30 in. tall, 12 to 18 in. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Herbaceous
Problems/Solutions Deer Resistant, Erosion Control, Tolerates Urban Pollution, Black Walnut Tolerant
Growth Rate Moderate
Growth Habit Upright
Flower Attributes Showy Plumes
STYLE
Landscape Use Border
Flower Color Brown
Foliage Color Blue-green
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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in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.

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.