Little Bluestem grass seed easily grows to produce one of the most popular ornamental grasses on the market today, and it is widely used in landscaping. Little Bluestem native grass is often used in wildflower plantings because it is short and mixes well with wildflowers for increased attraction.
This native prairie grass has a wide range of colors which are various shades of blue and green hues. These colors turn to a striking bright red in fall and are topped by fluffy silvery-white seed stalks. Little Bluestem ornamental grass can reach heights of two to four feet tall and a patch of this waving in the wind is truly a wonderful sight for your landscape.
USDA Zones: 3 - 10
Height: 24 - 36 inches
Width: 24 - 36 inches
Foliage Color: Silvery Blue
Growth Rate: Moderate
Fall Color: Coppery Red
Soil Requirement: Sandy to Loamy, well-drained, pH 5.5 to 6.0
Environment: Full sun
Latin Name: Schizachyrium scoparium
Average Germ Time: 21 - 28 days
Light Required: No
Depth: 1/4 to 1/2 inch
Sowing Rate: 8 - 12 PLS lbs per acre or 1/2 - 1 PLS lb per 1000 square feet for ornamental plantings.
Moisture: Keep seeds moist until germination
Quantity: 500 Little Bluestem Seeds