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Big Bluestem

Andropogon gerardii 'Red October' PP26283

'Red October' Big Bluestem is an exciting color breakthrough for this tough native grass. The leaves are tipped with burgundy and held on tall upright green stems in summer. The fall the foliage turns a bright scarlet red for several weeks after the first frost. 'Red October' also has red turkey-foot-shaped seed, particularly showy when backlit. The sturdy upright stems are an attractive tan in winter. An important food source for winter birds. Introduced by Intrinsic Perennials.

H: 60 Inches  ·   S: 24 Inches  ·   Zone: 3


Broom-sedge/Beardgrass

Andropogon virginicus

Broom-sedge or Beardgrass is a tough native grass that adds great beauty to sterile, dry meadows and open fields. The green upright stems take on shades of reddish burgundy in September, as they are coming into flower. The seedheads are an airy silver displayed all along the grass stems, and are particularly stunning when backlit by afternoon light. The fall and winter color of the strong upright stems is a bright ornage tan

H: 36 Inches  ·   S: 24 Inches  ·   Zone: 5


Maiden Grass

Miscanthus sinensis 'Gracillimus'

'Gracillimus' Maiden Grass has rose-red inflorescences in late summer over green foliage with a thin, white mid-rib. The old classic form of the Maiden Grasses, with attractive light tan winter color.

H: 72 Inches  ·   S: 36 Inches  ·   Zone: 5


Maiden Grass

Miscanthus sinensis 'Morning Light'

'Morning Light' Maiden Grass has rose inflorescences in late summer, above fine white and green striped leaves. The finest textured of the large Maiden Grasses, and one of our favorites in the landscape. Also beautiful all winter.

H: 60 Inches  ·   S: 36 Inches  ·   Zone: 5


Mexican Feather Grass

Nassella tenuissima

Mexican Feather Grass has delicate, hair-like green foliage which is topped by airy tan seedheads in early summer. It is great in mixed containers. Formerly named Stipa. Bruce Crawford of The Rutgers Gardens has had it survive in North Jersey, so maybe it's hardier in the ground in a well-drained site.

H: 18 Inches  ·   S: 12 Inches  ·   Zone: 6


Little Blue Stem

Schizachyrium scoparium

H: 36 Inches  ·   S: 18 Inches  ·   Zone: 3


Little Blue Stem

Schizachyrium scoparium 'Blaze'

H: 30 Inches  ·   S: 20 Inches  ·   Zone: 3


Little Bluestem

Schizachyrium scoparium 'Carousel' PP20948

'Carousel' Little Bluestem is a more compact version of our lovely native grass, with beautiful blue-green summer foliage which turns amazing shades of purple and bronze in fall. The delicate seedheads appear in August and September, and are especially showy when backlit by evening sunlight. Plant in excellent drainage for the best performance. Found by Donald Boehm of Illinois, and introduced by Chicagoland Grows®, so you know it's cold tolerant. All Little Bluestems attract butterflies when in bloom and songbirds when in seed.

H: 30 Inches  ·   S: 30 Inches  ·   Zone: 3


Little Bluestem

Schizachyrium scoparium 'Standing Ovation' PP25202

Bluish green summer foliage turns to red and purple fall colors. Silvery seedheads are displayed in fall and winter.

H: 48 Inches  ·   S: 12 Inches  ·   Zone: 3


Little Bluestem

Schizachyrium scoparium 'The Blues'

'The Blues' Little Bluestem has blue foliage in the summer. The burgundy-orange fall color is spectacular, and is showiest in a dry, well-drained site. If you want to be impressed, go see the mass planting at Scott Arboretum in Swarthmore, PA. Another wonderful plant from Dr. Richard Lighty and the Mt. Cuba Center.

H: 36 Inches  ·   S: 24 Inches  ·   Zone: 3