Schizachyrium scoparium 'Prairie Blues'
Little Bluestem, 'Prairie Blues'
Little Bluestem is a relatively tall perennial bunch grass native to most of the U.S and southern Canada. It thrives in hot dry areas and is relatively common as a prairie grass. This selection called 'Prairie Blues' is described by North Creek Nurseries as: " Consistant grey-blue, ribbon-like foliage takes on hues of orange and red as the season transitions to autumn. Sturdy, narrow stems and an upright habit." Plant in a sunny site with well-drained soil and keep free of competing vegetation.
USDA Hardiness Zone 4 - 8