Little Bluestem

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Little Bluestem

Schizachyrium scoparium
1.5

2 feet
1.5

2 feet
North America
  • Central Texas
  • Texas
  • Full Sun
  • Part Sun/Shade
  • Low
  • Flowering
  • Birds

About This Plant

Sun/part shade; an attractive, small clumping grass that appears blue-green in summer and then copper from October to March. A host plant for butterflies, little bluestem also provides critical nesting cover for bobwhite quail.

Maintenance

None.

Features

Plant Type:
Grasses
Size:
1.5-2' H, 1.5-2' W
Sunlight Requirements:
Full Sun, Part Sun/Shade
Soil Types:
Clay, Sandy, Thin
Wildlife:
Birds, Butterflies, Butterfly Larvae
Flower Color:
Brown, Green, White
Bloom Time:
August, September, October
Freeze Hardy:
Yes
Invasive:
No
Caution:
None
Coupon Eligible:
No

This plant goes well with

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