little bluestem

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 Moths/Butterflies
Additional Information Native to Chicago Region
Location in Lurie Garden Southwest Light Plate, Northeast Light Plate