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Schizachyrium scoparium ‘Prairie Blues’

Prairie Blues Little Bluestem

Main interest:
blue leaves, easy to grow, deer and drought resistant
full sun, dry to medium soil
Growth type:
Flower colour:
brown & silver, early fall
green, with blue at the base
USDA Hardiness:
zone 3: -40 ° C (-40 ° F) View Zone Map
Mature height & width (max.):
height: 4 ft (1.2 m) width: 2 ft (0.6m)
wild gardens, ornamental grass borders, meadows, cottages, groupings, mass planting

Prairie Blues Little Bluestem typically grows 4 feet tall in slender clumps. Gray blue foliage turns bronze-orange in the fall. Bronze flowers bloom in 3 inch long racemes on stems that rise above the plant in August. These flowers are followed by seed heads which are fluffy and silver.

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Synonym(s): Andropogon scoparius 'Prairie Blues'

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