Master Gardeners of Northern Virginia

Schizachyrium scoparium (Little Bluestem)

Tried and True Native Plant Selections for the Mid-Atlantic

Common through most of the Mid-Atlantic Region, Little Bluestem gives a brilliant landscape performance. Tight, erect, spiky bluish-green stems and leaves transition to a sizzling fall display of oranges, reds, yellows and purplish-browns topped by fluffy seed heads that persist into winter.

Print Version (Legal Size): Schizachyrium scoparium (Little Bluestem)

Learn more about other Mid-Atlantic plants: Tried and True Plant Fact Sheets

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