Upright grass, emerges blue, develops pink -burgundy hues late summer, turns to rich copper in the fall. Purplish panicles turns to tan into the fall. Remains upright into winter. Schizachyrium attracts birds and butterflies. Prefers average, dry to medium well drained soil. Drought tolerant when established. Tolerates air pollution, dry soils, heat, humidity and a wide range of soil conditions. Warm season grass. Deer resistant. Height 3-4′. PP#17,310.
- USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 3-10
- Exposure: Full Sun
- Bloom Time(s): September-October