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Schizachyrium scoparium ‘Blaze’

Scientific NameSchizachyrium scoparium ‘Blaze’
Common NameLittle Blue Stem ‘Blaze’
FamilyPoaceae (Grass Family)
HabitOrnamental Grass
Growth FormWarm Season grass.
In Northeast, as a high yielding pasture grass.
Spikey bluish-green leaves.
Vivid red fall colors.
Winter leaves fade to deep pink.
Mature SizeHeight: 24-36″ Width: 15″
HardinessZones 3-9
Sun RequirementsFull Sun
Water RequirementsDrought Resistant / Waterwise.
Moderate to Xeric.
Soil RequirementsSandy Soil, Clay Soil, Average Soil
Other InfoDeer Resistant, Native to North America.
Xeriscape. Suitable Above 7000′.
Planting Time: Spring/Summer, Fall.
Great winter color.
Leave standing through winter and cut back to ground in spring.