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Schizachyrium The Blues
Schizachyrium scoparium The Blues
Schizachyrium scoparium The Blues


 
3.5" pot
  $9.99
Sale: $6.99

Zones: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Mature Size: 2 - 4' tall, 18 - 24" wide
Light: Full Sun
Blooms: Late Summer to Early Fall
Flower Color: Purple/bronze

Quantity in Stock:112
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SCH-BLU
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Description Plant Care
 
Schizachyrium scoparium 'The Blues' (Little Bluestem Grass). 'The Blues' features erect, upright, broom-like clumps of slender leaves which are tinted blue. Pinkish-tinged stems. Foliage acquires burgundy-red tones in autumn. Purplish-bronze flowers appear on branched stems rising above the foliage in August. Flowers give way to clusters of fluffy, silvery-white seed heads which may persist into early winter. Blue foliage and fall color are probably the best ornamental features of this grass. The species is a Missouri native which was one of the dominant grasses of the rich and fertile soils of the tallgrass prairie. Keep mulch away from the base of the plant.
Special Characteristics:
  • North American Native

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