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Schizachyrium scoparium Blaze

Blaze Little Bluestem Grass

Blaze' is a selection of Little Bluestem grass grown for its exceptional fall color. A tall upright warmseason grass, 'Blaze' mixes in nicely with flowering perennials and its grass blades turn deep red in the fall maaturing to a pink winter color. Drought resistant/drought tolerant plant (xeric).

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SKU: 88473

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Plant - 5" deep pot
Schizachyrium scoparium Blaze
Additional Information
SKU 88473
Common Name Blaze Little Bluestem Grass
Botanical Name Schizachryrium scoparium Blaze
Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Light Requirements Full Sun
Mature Height 24-36" tall
Mature Spread 15" wide
Ships As Potted Plant
Native Yes
Planting Season Spring / Summer, Fall
Soil Type Clay Soil, Sandy Soil, Average Soil
Soil Moisture Waterwise
Amount of Rain 10 to 20", 20 to 30", 30 to 40" (with care)
Advantages Deer Resistant
Ideal Region Anywhere In The US, Suitable Above 7000 ft
Neonicotinoid-Free Yes - Learn More
24-36" tall x 15" wide (seed propagated). Great winter color! 'Blaze' Little Bluestem grass is invaluable in xeriscapes and nateive wildflower plantings. A cultivar selected by agronomists in NE as a high yielding pasture grass, "Blaze" is also used ornamentally for its vivid red fall foliage. In winter it remains a standout as the leaves fade to deep pink. "Blaze" is easily grown and adapts to any soil type, including clay.
Planting Guides
View or download our complete Planting Guide (pdf) for tips on caring for your plants when you receive your order, as well as planting instructions for Perennials, Spring-Planted Bulbs, Fall-Planted Bulbs, Cacti & Succulents, Xeric Plants and more.

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