Little Bluestem

Plant Information

Taxonomic Name: Schizachyrium scoparium
Common Name: Little Bluestem
Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Bloom Time: August to September
Height: 36-48 inches
Light Requirements: Full sun
Soil Conditions: Tolerates periodic drought, Average well-drained soil
Special Characteristics:
  • Great as a green screen
  • winter interest
  • warm season grass
  • will stay upright in dry soils