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Little Blue Stem

USDA Hardiness Zone 3-9

Blue-green blades with a purplish-bronze bloom.
Dwarf, clump forming, warm season native was chosen for its unique rounded shape and resistance to lodging.
A true kaleidoscope of autumn colors!

Height

30 Inches

Spread

30 Inches

Interesting Notes

Discovered by Donald Boehm in Rushville, Illinois

Bloom Time

August-September

When to Divide

spring or fall

Good Companions

New York Aster (Aster dumosus), Daylily (Hemerocallis ), Purple Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea), Bee Balm (Monarda didyma), Cranesbill (Geranium sanguieum), Ozark Sundrops (Oenothera missouriensis), Hen and Chicks (Sempervivum braunii), Russian Sage (Perovskia atriplicifolia), Belgian Mum (Chrysanthemum ), Tickseed (Coreopsis Big Bang), Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea), Black-Eyed-Susan (Rudbeckia speciosa), Pinks (Dianthus Scent FirstĀ® ), Fall Garden Mum (Chrysanthemum ), Coneflower (Echinacea Big Sky), Ironweed (Vernonia lettermanii), Fall Garden Mum (Chrysanthemum ), Coneflower (Echinacea ), Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea), Shasta Daisy (Leucanthemum superbum), Stonecrop (Sedum )

Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes & Uses
Ground Cover
Crafts
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Exposure
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Blue-Green
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Fall
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Fall
Spring
Soil Moisture Preference
Well-drained
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