Schizachyrium scoparium / Little Bluestem
A warm season bunchgrass with green, blue, copper, red, and bronze tones to its foliage. Especially beautiful in fall and winter. Excellent in sandy and other well-drained soils. Spreads colonially in the right conditions. Winter interest. Deer resistant.
Host plant powerhouse! This plant hosts the following butterflies: Arogos Skipper, Cobweb Skipper, Crossline Skipper, Delaware Skipper, Dusted Skipper, Indian Skipper, Leonard’s Skipper, and Swarthy Skipper.
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Siting: Well-drained soil, sun to part sun
Deer Resistance: High