Andropogon scoparium

Little Bluestem

Little Bluestem is a mid-height, non-spreading, clump-forming native grass with blue-green leaves that turn reddish orange in the fall. Fluffy silver seed heads are ornamental through winter. Little Bluestem is easy to establish and perfect in short- to mid-height prairie plantings.

Short, native grass
Easy-to-grow
Food and cover for wildlife
Also known by botanical name, "Schizachyrum scoparium"

Item

Description

On Hand

Future

13394 S3-1 RPM 0 0

Little Bluestem Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Produced using Forrest Keeling's patented RPM Root Production Method ® technology for exceptional growth and survivability.

Height:

24-36 Inches

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Spread:

12-24 Inches

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Hardiness Zone:

5 - 9

Great Companion Plants for Andropogon scoparium
Characteristics & Attributes
Exposure
Full Sun
Soil Moisture Preference
Dry
Average
Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Fall
Habit
Perennial
Program
Grow Native!
Attributes
Erosion Control
Sun-loving
Container
Great Foliage
Wetlands and Streambank Stabilization
Cut Flower
Mass Planting
Dried Flower
Midwest Native
Drought Tolerant
Naturalizing
Border or Bed