Ornamental Grass - Little Bluestem 'Smoke Signal' - 2 Gal.


Schizachyrium scoparium 'Smoke Signa'l

This native ornamental grass selection is distinguished by its superior growth habit that is cleaner and more tidy than the species. Blue-green foliage becomes scarlet red in late summer and red-purple through fall. Strictly upright habit with superior stem strength supports pink shaded blooms well. Easy to grow. Drought resistant, deer resistant and perfect for massing in the landscape. Superior late season foliage color lights up the landscape. Birds love its flowers for seed and nesting

Plant Details

Zone: 3 - 8

Mature Size: 36-48in High x 18-24in Wide

Growing Tips

Thrives in full sun. Fertilize yearly with an organic fertilizer. Cut back to within 4-6" of ground level in late winter or early spring.

Sun Exposure: Full Sun

Availability and quality confirmed as of Wednesday, October 23 2019

Wondering what the #1, #2, #15 mean? The nursery industry uses these numbers to identify pot size. Wondering what size to buy? Check out this handy container comparison picture below. 

Plant Size Guide

Below is the most current USDA hardiness zone map. All of our products can be found by your particular winter hardiness zone shown below.


Product reviews by Rivio