Schizachyrium scoparium - Little Bluestem

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    Schizachyrium scoparium - Little Bluestem

    SKU: C27000



    Our most popular native grass, Little Bluestem is widely used in landscaping because it is short and mixes well with many wildflowers. The colouration of the leaves ranges through a variety of blue and green hues, which complement one another nicely. These turn a striking bright red in fall and are topped by fluffy silvery-white seedstalks. A patch of Schizachyrium scoparium waving in the wind is a truly wonderful sight! For a solid stand of Little Bluestem plant at a rate of 3 KG per acre.

      Full Sun
      2' - 3'
      Sand to Clay
      Dry to Medium
    Approx. 85 seeds per pack - 299 seeds per gram

    Attracts Butterflies & Songbirds!
    Deer Resistant!
    Makes Great Cut Flowers!

    All Wildflower Farm seeds are hardy through growing zone 3, organic and non-GMO.


    Indoors: No pre-treatment necessary other than cold, dry storage. Start at least 4 weeks before outdoor night temperatures are reliably in the 10 C (50 F) range. Plant seed 0.64 cm (1/4 inch) deep in pots. Keep moist but not soggy and very warm (21 C - 70 F). When seedlings are 5 cm (2 in.) tall, transplant into the garden spaced 30 cm (1 ft.) apart.

    Outdoors: Sow seed 0.64 cm (1/4 inch) deep outdoors in either late fall or early spring.