Photo courtesy of Hoffman Nursery

Photo courtesy of Hoffman Nursery

Perennial

Schizachyrium scoparium Smoke Signal

Smoke Signal Little Bluestem

  • Native
  • Ornamental grass
  • Superior growth habit
  • Cleaner and more tidy than other members of the species
  • Blu-green foliage becomes scarlet and then reddish-purple
  • Upright habit with strong stems
  • Pink-shaded blooms
  • Drought and deer resistant
  • Perfect for massing
  • Attracts birds
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
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Native
Native
Mass Planting
Mass Planting
Ornamental Grass
Ornamental Grass
Full Sun
Full Sun
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant

Characteristics and Attributes