This wonderfully versatile plant is the perfect choice for adding color, movement, and style to sunlit borders, focal points, woodland areas and privacy screens. Erect, broomlike clumps of brilliant blue-tinted blades grow 3-4' tall, providing summer color to the landscape. What's even better is that the foliage takes on a stunning scarlet-red hue in late summer and turns deep red-purple in fall with small tan seed heads covering the tops of the stems. Even in winter and spring, this perennial grass maintains its beauty and interest in the garden. Deer resistant. Schizachyrium scoparium 'Smoke Signal' PPAF There is a reason why garden designers and landscapers put ornamental grasses in their plans. These vibrant, beautiful plants add texture, interest and variety to any garden or landscape. Plus, they are easy to grow and a snap to maintain. Many grass varieties feature feathery plumes or striking foliage that changes color with the seasons. One of the very best things about ornamental grasses is that they don't disappear after blooming has ended. They continue to evolve throughout the year, providing welcome color and architectural interest to the area. Don't miss out on these fabulous plants.
Schizachyrium scoparium 'Smoke Signal' PP27433
Sun Exposure:Full Sun
Height/Habit:36 - 48 inches
Spread:18 - 24 inches
Spacing:18 - 24 inches
Flowering Date:Late summer to fall
Planting Instructions:Tolerant of a wide range of soils, but will not grow well in moist, fertile soils. Often associated with high magnesium levels in the soil.
Foliage Type:erect, upright, broom-like clumps of slender leaves (1/4" wide) which are tinted blue
Pruning:Cut to the ground in late winter to early spring. Spring
Soil Requirement:average, dry to medium wet, well-drained soil in full sun. Tolerates wide range of soil conditions
Watering Requirement:drought tolerant
Restricted States:AE AK GU HI PR
When will my order ship?
Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping timeframes outlined below:
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