This listing is for one packet of Little Bluestem (Schizachyrium scoparium) seeds. Each packet contains roughly 500 seeds. For best germination of native species, remember to scatter seeds November-January!
The cornerstone of dry shortgrass plantings itself! Stays short, but fills dry plantings well. Adapts to most soil textures, but will not tolerate excess water. Reseeds well, but may be outcompeted by taller plants in fertile soils.
Light: Full Sun
Soil Moisture: Mesic, Dry Mesic, Dry
Soil Type: Adaptable
Leaf Texture: Medium
Bloom Time: Aug-Sep
Root Type: Fibrous
Notable Wildlife Interactions: Hosts several species of skipper, grasshoppers, the prairie walkingstick, and smaller insects. Readily eaten by grazers, but rarely bothered by browsers such as deer.