Schizachyrium sc. The Blues

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Little Bluestem Schizachyrium 'The Blues'

Schizachyrium scoparium 'The Blues', commonly called little bluestem, is tolerant of high heat and humidity. New growth sprouts are greenish blue maturing to red and deep blue.

Silvery white flowers of the Schizachyrium scoparium appear in late summer becoming more showy as the foliage fades to shades of burgundy. Little bluestem is an easy to grow perennial. 

Excellent companion plants for the Schizachyrium scoparium 'The Blues' are coreopsis, coneflowers, daylilies, and butterfly weed plants.




The Blues is available in 2 sizes:

  • 3.5 Inch Pot
  • Trade Gallon

Orders shipping to AZ and CA will be bare rooted before being prepped for shipping.

  • Category: Perennials, Ornamental Grasses
  • Plant Type: Deciduous
  • Light Requirement: Full Sun
  • Soil Condition: Well Drained
  • Bloom Season: Autumn
  • Bloom Color: Purple
  • Mature Height: 3 - 4ft
  • Growth Rate: Medium-growing
  • Planting Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
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