2022 Perennial Plant Association's Plant of the Year. A cinch to grow, striking silvery blue stems maintain their upright columnar habit all season. In early fall, tiny seed heads emerge on the top half of the stems as this lovely grass develops into a deep wine-purple color. Tolerates heat and humidity well.
Schizachyrium Blue Paradise is a perfect upright backdrop for any border. Seedheads are an excellent food source for birds. Native to the United States, this ornamental grass turns wheat color in the winter.