Natural Shore Technologies
Using ecology to restore land and water
Little bluestem is a common warm-season grass that grows in clumps. Flower spikes appear mid-summer with single clusters at the tips of each branch and mature to a feathery white seed head. The blue-green blades emerge mid-summer and turn to beautiful shades of crimson, brown, and copper providing interest throughout fall and winter. It has high ornamental value and is a popular grass for home landscaping. Little bluestem provides food and habitat, and nesting sites for many birds and insects.
full sun to partial sun
1 – 3 ft.
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