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Schizachyrium scoparium 'Blue Paradise' Prairie Winds - Little Bluestem - Poaceae (The Grass Family)
Schizachyrium scoparium 'Blue Paradise' Prairie Winds - Little Bluestem - Schizachryium 'Blue Paradise' forms bold, wiry, upright mounds of silvery blue foliage and stems that develop wine red colours in fall.
Schizachyrium scoparium 'Blue Paradise' Prairie Winds - Schizachryium 'Blue Paradise' forms bold, wiry, upright mounds of silvery blue foliage and stems that develop wine red colours in fall.


 
15cm
Price: $17.99
Zone Hardiness: 3-9
Light: Sun
Height: 2-4'
Width: 2-3'
Flower Colour: Red

Stock Status:In Stock
Availability: Available this season. Most plants ready to ship in mid to late spring.
Product Code: 8410
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Description Fine Print
 
Schizachryium 'Blue Paradise' forms bold, wiry, upright mounds of silvery blue foliage and stems that develop wine red colours in fall. The flower spikes are deep burgundy-purple and appear in late summer persisting into winter. Grow in full sun in lean soils. Previous cultivars would look gorgeous for months then flop over sideways in late summer. This cultivar is said to remain strongly upright.
Details
  • Class: Deciduous
  • Soil Moisture: Average, Dry
  • Flowering Time: Summer
  • Fragrant: No
  • Foliage Colour: Bluish Green, Burgundy/Red/Purple, Good Fall Colour
  • Deer Resistant: Yes
  • Attracts:
  • Habitat: Prairies and in openings and savannas throughout much of the United States except the west coast. It is one of the co-dominant grass species of the original tallgrass prairie.
  • Geographical Origin: Americas - North America
  • BC Native: No

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