It sprouts with glaucous foliage that sets off any neighboring plants and remains that way all summer.
|Schizachyrium 'Carousel' screening Baptisia 'Midnight Prairie Blues' in June|
|Schizachyrium 'Carousel' in bloom|
|Schizachyrium 'Carousel' seedheads|
By October, it is at its showiest.
|October 2010, without supplement watering|
|Schizachyrium 'Carousel' in fall color|
Schizachyrium scoparium 'Carousel' is suitable in zones 3-9, in full sun to part shade. It is drought tolerant, clump forming, and grows to 30" tall and wide. It's worth searching for and planting, for year 'round beauty.
*My evaluation of this plant has been in no way influenced by the fact that I didn't pay for it. I'd be willing to buy it, as it is, simply, a wonderful plant.