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Little Bluestem Grass - Schizachyrium scoparium

Little Bluestem Grass - Schizachyrium scoparium

PriceFrom $10.00

Size at Maturity: Typically grows up to 2-4 feet tall and forms clumps up to 1-2 feet wide.


Bloom Season: Blooms in late summer to fall, producing fluffy seed heads.


Native Status to Florida: Native to Florida.

pH Requirements: Tolerant of a wide range of soil pH levels, but prefers slightly acidic to neutral soil (pH 6.0-7.5).

Sun Exposure: Thrives in full sun.Salt Tolerance: Moderate salt tolerance.

Moisture Requirements: Drought-tolerant once established; prefers well-drained soil.

Wildlife Benefits: Provides food and habitat for various wildlife species, including birds and small mammals. Larval host plant for some butterfly species.

Phenology: Leaves turn reddish-brown in the fall, providing ornamental interest.

Considerations (if any): Little Bluestem Grass may self-seed and spread in the garden.

Recommended Landscape Uses: Native plant gardens, prairie restorations, or as a low-maintenance ornamental grass in landscapes.

Toxicity to Pets: Non-toxic to pets according to ASPCA.

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