Schizachyrium andropogon scoparius The Blues

Silver Bluestem, Andropogscoparius

Type: Perennials, Grasses
Height: Medium 2' (2-3' in flower) (Plant 20" apart)
Bloom Time: Early Fall to Late Fall
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Mostly Sunny
Zones: 3-9   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Clay
Flower / Accent: Pink / Pink
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep
Deep rose colored stems among narrow metallic blue leaves mature to a good copper fall color. Willowy pink fronds are followed by silvery white seed heads which may persist into early winter. Schizachyrium The Blues is a perfect selection for the novice gardener as it requires very little maintenance. Road salt tolerant.

Features to Note:

  • Hot Dry Site Tolerant
  • Humidity Tolerant
  • Deer Resistant
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  • Seaside/Salt Tolerant

Schizachyrium General Information:

Schizachyrium are North American natives valued for their winter color and interest. Ornamental grasses are restricted from Oregon.

Schizachyrium Plant Care:

Prefers dry, not especially fertile soil. Does not tolerate wet soils. Can be divided in spring when needed. Cut back in early spring leaving 3-4" of previous years growth. Will self sow.

$8.95 ea.
(3+) $8.50 ea.
Ships: Fall 2016
Plant Code: SCTB