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 2425 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
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
Habit
Perennial
Program
Grow Native!