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Schizachyrium Scoparium Prairie Blues – 11cm

Gravel/Soil/Mulch Estimator

Schizachyrium Scoparium Prairie Blues – 11cm



3.0 Feet


18.0 Inches

Hardiness Zones:


Flower Color:

White Shades

Foliage Color:

Blue shades


Full Sun (> 6 hrs. Direct Sun)

Water Requirements:

Low Water NeedsAverage Water Needs

Soil Quality:

Average Soil QualityFertile Soil Quality

Soil Chemistry:

Acidic Soil (pH < 7.0)Neutral Soil (pH = 7.0)


Late SummerEarly Fall

Critter Resistant:

Deer Resistant

Seasonal Interest:

Fall Color



‘Prairie Blues’ is an improved selection of the native bluestem. It offers a more consistent grey-blue foliage color that is quite striking in the garden. The narrow, upright leaves take on pinkish orange tones in the fall. Fluffy silver seed heads appear in late summer and last well into fall.