The Blues Little Bluestem
Schizachyrium scoparium 'The Blues'
Once established, needs only occasional watering.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Average Size at Maturity||Fast growth to 2-3 ft. tall and wide.|
|Bloom Time||Late summer|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Hillside|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Fall Color, North American Native Selection, Waterwise|
|Watering Needs||Once established, needs only occasional watering.|
|Key Feature||Native Plant|
Grows easily in a wide range of soils and environmental conditions including clay, high heat, and humidity. Water regularly during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Good drought tolerance, once established. Cut to the ground in late winter to early spring. Divide clumps every 2 to 3 years.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 3 - 10