Grass - Prairie Blues Little Bluestem
Cool Blue Loves Hot and Dry
The Little Bluestem Grass' Prairie Blues', Schizachyrium scoparium 'Prairie Blues', is an improved selection of one of the most prevalent native grasses in the eastern United States.
It displays consistent grey-blue, ribbon-like foliage that takes on hues of orange and red as the season transitions to autumn.
This warm season grass has sturdy, narrow stems with an upright habit.
'Prairie Blues' thrives in hot, dry areas and' is a great choice if you are looking to restore an eroded site, or for a plant that will grow in hot, dry areas where other plants have a hard time surviving.
Grasses play an important role in a garden design. The great features of this ornamental grass, blue foliage and fall color, is a great addition to the design.
Little Bluestem Prairie Blues is a vigorous, long-lived native grass.
Because of the ease of care, drought tolerance, winter beauty and the way it adjusts to various soils and climates.
'Prairie Blues' is a must have!
Prairie Blues is deer resistant and attracts butterflies and birds feast on the seeds!
*3 1/2' Grey Blue Foliage in Summer
*Foliage Turns Orange Red in Autumn
*Loves Sun, Heat, and Dry Soil
|Family||Schizachyrium scoparium 'Prairie Blues'|
|Mature Height||36 to 40 inches|
|Mature Spread||15 to 24 inches|
|Moisture||Dry to Average|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun|
|Flower Color||Purplish Bronze|
|Fall Color||Red Orange|