The Blues Little Bluestem 

General Information

The Blue Little Bluestem is a silvery blue grass that turns burgundy-red in the fall. Enjoy this grass through the winter; prune back in the early spring. This low maintenance, ornamental grass is great to use in a rain garden. It can also be used as a border and in a prairie garden. It does well in mass.

Additional Information

Schizachyrium scoparium ‘The Blues’ grows best in Full Sun.  It will grow 3-4′ tall and 18-24″ wide.  Plant in zones 3 to 9. Tolerates black walnuts.  Drought tolerant. Tolerates air pollution.

Care & Shipping Notes

Grow in average, well drained soil. Tolerates a variety of soil conditions.  Cut back to the ground in late winter or early spring.  No serious insect or disease problems.    NOT AVAILABLE FOR SALE IN THESE US STATES AND TERRITORIES: AK, HI, GM, PR, VI. Also, WE NO LONGER SHIP TO CALIFORNIA due to Department of Ag restrictions on live plants.

Additional information







Mature Width 18 to 24 Inches
Mature Height 3 to 4 Feet
Light Full Sun
Planting Zone 3 to 9

Planting Zone Map

US Planting Zones


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