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close up of delicate seed heads and purple fall stems of Little Bluestem grass, Schizachyrium scoparium

Little Bluestem (Schizachyrium scoparium)

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Little bluestem (Schizachyrium scoparium)

Perennial grass

Bloom colour: green, blue (this grass is blue-green in late summer, turning golden with white, tufted seedheads in winter)

Blooms: Aug-Oct

Height: 3 feet

Light: Sun, part shade

Water Use: Low

Soil: Dry to medium (high drought tolerance) wide range of soil types

Hardiness Zone: 3-9 (click here to find your plant hardiness zone)

 

Little bluestem attracts: Birds and butterflies and provides nesting material for native bees

And is a host plant for: Many butterflies including Ottoe Skipper, Indian Skipper, Crossline Skipper, Dusted Skipper, Cobweb butterfly, Dixie skipper