Grass, Blue Heaven Little Bluestem


Description: Blue Heaven is a selection of native Little Bluestem Grass that grows very upright but doesn’t flop. It has steel blue blades that grow 4 feet tall. The blades can take on tones of purple, violet, and maybe red in fall. It has showy red-brown seed heads in late summer.

Common Name: Blue Heaven Little Bluestem

Scientific Name: Schizachyrium scoparium ‘Blue Heaven’

Type: Perennial, Ornamental Grass

Exposure: Full Sun

Size: 40-48” height, 25-30” spread

Bloom Period: Summer

Foliage Color: Dark Blue Burgundy in Spring and Summer. Reddish/Purple in the Fall.

Landscape Use:  Mass planting, Prairie Style Gardening

Soil: Dry

Zone: 4 – 9

Growth Rate: Moderate

Companion Plants: Silver Mound, Butterfly Bush

Maintenance: Cut back to 2″ in late winter or early Spring. Stop by and visit our garden center and nursery to talk with our staff about other plants in stock.

*Beautiful winter foliage


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