New England Wild Flower Society

Schizachyrium scoparium

little bluestem

Description coming soon

Height: 12-48 in
Spread: 8-24 in
Hardiness Zone: 3-9


Bloom Color: Non-Flowering

Characteristics & Attributes

Exposure
Sun
Part Shade
Soil Moisture
Dry
Average
Ecoregion
(84) Atlantic Coastal Pine Barrens
(82) Acadian Plains and Hills
(58) Northeastern Highlands
(83) Eastern Great Lakes Lowlands
(59) Northeastern Coastal Zone
Attracts Wildlife
Host Plant
Ornamental Interest
Fall Foliage
Attractive Fall Foliage and/or Ornamental Fruit
Orange to Brown Fall Foliage
Landscape Use
Massing
Rain Garden
Tolerance
Deer/Rabbit Resistant
Salt Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Additional Attributes
Low Maintenance


North American Distribution