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Little Bluestem Ornamental Grass (Smoke Signal Grass)


This selection of our native Schizachyrium (sometimes called Smoke Signal) has a beautifully refined habit and puts forth a strong show of color in late summer and fall. The  blue-green foliage begins to take on scarlet red tones in late summer, turning a deeper red-purple through the fall.  An improvement over older cultivars, this grass maintains its strictly upright habit through fall. Schizachyrium is a great choice if you are looking to restore an eroded site, or for a plant that will grow in hot, dry areas where other plants have a hard time surviving. This plant gets 3-4'H and 2'W at maturity.

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