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'Blue Paradise' Bluestem Grass

Description

  • Stunning silver-blue foliage!
  • Provides four seasons of interest.
  • Thrives in tough to plant sites.
  • Native to the United States.
  • Zones 3-9, sun, 3.5′ tall x 2′ wide at maturity.
Zone 3-9
Light sun
medium

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Arrives as young plant

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Description Striking colorful foliage and strict upright habit give ‘Blue Paradise' Bluestem Grass (Schizachyrium scoparium) serious appeal in the four-season landscape. The foliage emerges silvery-blue in spring and has a columnar habit, growing up to 3.5’ tall. By late summer, foliage shifts to burgundy coloring, accented by tiny tan seed heads. This little bluestem holds its statuesque form throughout winter, providing vertical interest for onlookers and a source of cover for wildlife. As a native plant, it is well suited for challenging planting situations - withstanding high heat, drought, and helping stabilize erosion with ease! Details Botanical name: Schizachyrium scoparium 'Blue Paradise'
Patent #: USPP 28,145
Common name: Little bluestem
Zone: 3 - 9
Sun exposure: Sun (> 6 hours sun)
Height x width: 3-3.5' x 2'
Flower color: Tan
Foliage color: Blue-green
Season of interest: Year-round
Uses: Background, border, cottage gardening, foundation planting, massing, specimen, naturalizing, erosion control
How To Grow Soil: Will thrive in most soils but prefers fertile, well-draining sites.
Light: Performs best in full sun (> 6 hours sun).
Water: Has average water needs but will tolerate drought once established.
Spacing: 2 to 3 feet apart
Fertilizing: It does not require fertilizer.
Winterizing: Can leave foliage standing for winter.
Maintenance & pruning:  Prune to the ground in late winter before new growth has emerged.

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L.H. (Nebraska)
Nice color and form

I’ve had a row of Blue Paradise little bluestem for three or four years. Like all warm season grasses it is slow to emerge. It shows good blue color right away and is mostly upright in habit. The darker purple develops in August through the fall. It looks nice in midsummer with the light blue flowers of Nepeta. I interspersed Allium cv Sensation between clumps of Blue Paradise for spring color. The bluestem will cover the dying foliage of the allium. I recommend Blue Paradise for its form and color.