little bluestem ‘The Blues’

Schizachyrium scoparium ‘The Blues’ (little bluestem ‘The Blues’)

Botanical Name Schizachyrium scoparium ‘The Blues’
Common Name little bluestem ‘The Blues’
Family Poaceae
USDA Zone 3 thru 9
Light Requirement Full Sun
Season(s) of interest summer, fall, winter
Height and Spread 2-4ft x 2ft (60-120cm x 60cm)
Flower Color Inconspicuous Bronze-Purple
Attracts Wildlife Provides Food for Birds, Hosts Caterpillars of Butterflies/Moths,
Additional Information Cultivated Form of a Native Plant. S. scoparium ‘The Blues’ is propagated only by division.
Location in Lurie Garden Southwest Light Plate, Southeast Light Plate


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