Little bluestem (Schizachyrium scoparium) 'Blaze'

Schizachyrium scoparium ‘Blaze’ grows in an upright shape and sports blue green foliage in summer. In fall, fiery colors appear—strong reds, purples, and hints of orange and pink. This cultivar was developed in 1967 as a high-yield pasture grass in Nebraska. It has since entered the nursery world because of outstanding fall beauty. ‘Blaze’ maintains the useful attributes of Little Bluestem, such as tolerance to drought and infertile soil.

Winterhardy cool season perennial
Height 70-90 cm
Width 60-90 cm
Spacing 60-90 cm / 1-3 pc/m2
Flowering time VII-VIII
Site sunny to partially shaded, medium moisture rich or poor, well drained soil.
Use  groups
Propagation dividing the clump
Cutting back  spring
Availability 2020 spring plants
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