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Ornamental Grasses - Schizachyrium

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Schizachyrium scoparium - Little Bluestem

Schizachyrium scoparium

Common name: Little bluestem
Description:
warm season; clump forming
Foliage - green; narrow; 100 cm (40") tall
Flowers - July to Sept; 100-120 cm (40-48") tall
Conditions: full sun; tolerates a wide range of soil conditions; drought tolerant
Coldest zone: 3

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Schizachyrium scoparium 'Aldous'

Common name: Aldous little bluestem
Description:
warm season; clump forming
Foliage - blue/purple; medium; 90-120 cm (36-48") tall
Flowers - July to Sept; 60-90 cm (40-48") tall
Conditions: full sun; tolerates a wide range of soil conditions; drought tolerant
Coldest zone: 3

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Schizachyrium scoparium - Little Bluestem

Schizachyrium scoparium 'Blaze'

Common name: Blaze little bluestem
Description:
warm season; clump forming
Foliage - green; narrow; 50-100 cm (20-40") tall
Flowers - July to Sept; 100-120 cm (40-48") tall
Conditions: full sun; tolerates a wide range of soil conditions; drought tolerant
Coldest zone: 3

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Schizachyrium scoparium 'Itasca'

Schizachyrium scoparium 'Itasca'

Common name: Itasca little bluestem
Description:
warm season; clump forming
Foliage - green; narrow; 40-80 cm (16-32") tall
Flowers - Aug to Sept; 60-100 cm (24-40') tall
Conditions: full sun; tolerates a wide range of soil conditions; drought tolerant
Coldest zone: 3

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Schizachyrium scoparium - Little Bluestem

Schizachyrium scoparium 'The Blues'

Common name: Blue little bluestem
Description:
warm season; clump forming
Foliage - blue; narrow; 50-80 cm (20-32") tall
Flowers - late summer; 60-90 cm (24-36") tall
Conditions: full sun; tolerates a wide range of soil conditions; drought tolerant
Coldest zone: 3

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