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Little bluestem

Schizachyrium scoparium

  • 24 plantings
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  • 7 wanted
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'Little bluestem' is a plant in the Schizachyrium genus with a scientific name of Schizachyrium scoparium. The botanical name epithet for Little bluestem (scoparium) means 'like a twig broom'.

It is a grass and is treated mainly as a perennial, so it grows best over a period of time (3 years and greater).

Normally grows with a grass habit.

This plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Little bluestem have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Little bluestem

See our list of companion Plants for Little bluestem to see which plants you should plant in close proximity to encourage growth.

Growing Little bluestem from seed

Transplanting Little bluestem

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Other names for Little bluestem

Creeping bluestem, Schizachyrium scoparium

Schizachyrium scoparium (Michx.) Nash var. stoloniferum (Nash) Wipff

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