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. Height 3-4′. PP#17,310.
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.
- USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 3-10
- Exposure: Full Sun
- Bloom Time(s): September-October