Prairie Munchkin Little Bluestem

General Information

Prairie Munchkin Little Bluestem is an ornamental grass. It is a moderate sized little bluestem, reaching 30 inches tall. This plant typically has a compact, upright growing overall form. It is a delightful choice for a variety of landscaping areas. The leaves are long and narrow in form. It will emerge lighter green in color, maturing to blue-green during the spring and summer. The foliage will take on nice red to orange tones in the fall. Seed plumes will emerge mid summer in very attractive silvery to tan colors.

Additional Information

Schizachyrium scoparium ‘Prairie Munchkin’ will be 24 to 30 inches, with a spread of 18 to 24 inches. It is recommended for USDA climate zones 3 to 9. Prairie Munchkin will grow well in full sunlight conditions. It does well with average amounts of moisture in well drained soils. Once the plant is established, it is said to have good drought tolerance.

Shipping Notes

NOT AVAILABLE FOR SALE IN THESE US STATES AND TERRITORIES: AK, HI, GM, PR, VI. Due to Department of Agriculture regulations, we cannot send plants to California. Our products will ship with USPS, FedEx or UPS. They should take 2 to 3 days to reach most areas that we ship to. All of our plants will be shipped out within 7 to 10 business days, with certain exceptions.

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Mature Width 18 to 24 Inches
Mature Height 24 to 30 Inches
Light Full Sun
Planting Zone 3 to 9

Planting Zone Map

US Planting Zones


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