ANDROPOGON scoparius 'Blaze'

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ANDROPOGON scoparius 'Blaze'

Little Bluestem, Blue-Stem Grass
Select Item No. ZA032


One Portion is usually sufficient for approx. 50 plants.
Please switch to gram for larger quantities.

Plant Description

Article Type: (pure seed)
Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Poaceae
Origin: Selection. Eastern North America: prairie, grasland.
Distinction: Selected as Perennial Plant of the year from the PPA (Perennial Plant Association).
Special Features: Silvery spikes, sturdy selection with nice fall and winter colours. Deer resistant. Suitable for natural landscaping. Low maintenance plantings. Once established drought tolerant/ for xeriscaping/ waterwise design. Erosioncontrol.
Historical: North American Indians once used dried leaves of the species for winter insulation in their mocasins.
Basic Colour: (white / cream)
Flower Colour: silver
Natural Flowering Period: August - October
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z3 - Z9
Foliage: green, reddish fall and winter colours
Height with Flowers: 100 cm
Spacing between Plants: 40 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / well-drained
Characteristics: ornamental foliage plant
Usage: suitable for cutting
Grams per 1000 seeds: 1.17647 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
3 Gram
Sowing Direction:

(15) Rapidly germinating, keep seed in constant moisture (not wet) with temperatures of about +20°C [68°F]. Seeds must be covered thinly. Do not cover very small seeds, but tightly press into the earth. Keep in cooler conditions after germination occurs.

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