ANDROPOGON scoparius

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ANDROPOGON scoparius

Little Bluestem, Blue-Stem Grass
(SCHIZACHYRIUM)
Select Item No. ZA034

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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: Eastern North America: prairie, grasland.
Distinction: Selected as Perennial Plant of the year from the PPA (Perennial Plant Association).
Special Features: Beautiful fall colors, variable. 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: (pink / salmon)
Natural Flowering Period: August - October
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z3 - Z9
Growth Habit: erect
Height with Flowers: 120 cm
Spacing between Plants: 40 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / well-drained / average
Location:
Usage: suitable for cutting
Grams per 1000 seeds: 1.25 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
800
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
5 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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