little bluestem (Schizachyrium scoparium)

large silvery blue bunchgrass

little bluestem

 

Common name: little bluestem
Botanical name: Schizachyrium scoparium

Light: full sun   
Height: 18-36 inches
Water: moderate to low
Soil type: variable

Silvery blue warm season bunchgrass that turns a gorgeous rust-orange color in fall; one of our favorite ornamental native grasses