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Plant Characteristics

Plant Type
  • Ornamental Grass
Northern States Exposure
  • Full Sun
Growth Rate
  • Medium
Soil Moisture Needs
  • Average
  • Low Water Use
  • Well Drained
  • Moist
Seasons of Interest
  • Fall
  • Late Spring / Early Summer
  • Late Summer / Early Fall
  • Summer
Best Usages
  • Border Plant
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
  • Accent Plant
  • Mass Planting
  • Landscape Specimen
Best Characteristics
  • Growth Habit

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Grasses are easy to grow, and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include a free fertilizer packet.

Interesting Notes

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Schizachyrium scoparium 'The Blues'

Buy The Blues Little Bluestem Grass online. True deep blue foliage and exceptional burgundy red fall color. The strong color of 'The Blues' makes this a prize plant in any garden.

Mature Height:

2-4 Feet

Mature Spread:

1-3 Feet

Hardiness Zone:


What's My Hardiness Zone?

Family: Poaceae · Common Name: Bluestem

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  • Pre-measured amount of Polyon® Best-Paks time release fertilizer keeps your plant well nourished for one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included to use when planting; Hydro-Gels help retain soil moisture, and plants establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will survive drought conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
  • Planting and Care Instruction brochure.
  • Catalogs of new and exciting plant brands, such as Garden Debut® and Proven Winners®.
  • Customer satisfaction survey sent after your order is received that provides you with a $10.00 off coupon code on your next order.

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Eco gallon Potted

SKU: 1480

(2.64 qrts / 2.51 liters)
(1761 units available now - G)

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Customer Testimonials

Plants looked like I picked them up from your place of business. Planted immediately. Great value and excellent service

Statesville, NC
July 2014

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