little bluestem

Schizachyrium scoparium (little bluestem)‚Äč

Botanical Name Schizachyrium scoparium
Common Name little bluestem
Family Poaceae
USDA Zone 3 thru 9
Light Requirement Full Sun
Season(s) of interest summer, fall, winter
Height and Spread 2-4ft x 1.5-2ft (60-120cm x 45-60cm)
Flower Color Inconspicuous Bronze-Purple
Attracts Wildlife Provides Food for Birds, Hosts Caterpillars of Butterflies/Moths,
Additional Information Native to Chicago Region.
Location in Lurie Garden Southeast Light Plate, Southwest Light Plate, Northeast Light Plate

Average Flowering Time