Latin Name: Schizachyrium scoparium 'Chameleon'
Height: 18 - 24 inches
Spread: 18 - 24 inches
Sunlight: Full Sun
Bloom Time: August to September
Hardiness Zone: 3-9Description:
This variety of Little Bluestem has bright white and green striped foliage that is flushed with pink and light purple in autumn. White flowers of late summer give way to burgundy red seed heads in autumn. These persist into winter, providing food for the birds. These can also be cut for use in autumn and winter décor. Cut back in late winter or early spring to 3-4 inches above the ground, protecting the crown of the plant.
Other Names: Little Blue Stem; Variegated Little Bluestem