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Little Bluestem Grass 3-Plant Set

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Little Bluestem Grass 3-Plant Set

Regular Price
$30.60
Sale Price
$30.60
Regular Price
$34.00
Sold Out
Unit Price
per 
  • Multi-season bloom
  • Return each year
  • Free shipping

Grown non-GMO and free of harmful neonicotinoids for healthy pollinators and planet.

This 3-plant set of Little Bluestem grasses provides a focal point of blue-green color and texture spring through late summer, offering shelter for birds and other wildlife.

Grown sustainably just for your area, these full-sun plants:

• Turn a deep reddish brown in the fall, followed by white reflective seed tufts that last throughout winter
• Support other wildlife species including birds, butterflies, moths, and bees
• Return each year
• Never need chemicals and require less water once established
• Are deer resistant, once established

This set of Little Bluestem grasses has the potential to support up to:
• 14 butterfly/moth species
• 96% of the backyard birds that rely on larval insects to feed their young

Additionally, this collection provides overwintering habitat for a variety of other insects and wildlife. For example, female bumble bee queens nest at the base of these bunch grasses for protection until they emerge in spring.

All purchases support National Wildlife Federation’s non-profit mission to help declining wildlife and expand native plant availability nationwide.

Our plants are grown regionally to thrive where you live and help local wildlife. Confirm availability for your area using the zip code checker near the add to cart button above.

Orders placed during an active shipping window will ship within 10 business days* of the order date.

*To ensure your plants arrive healthy, we may delay shipments to certain areas during times of extreme temperatures, natural disasters, or other conditions that will impact the plants during transit. Any delays will be clearly communicated.

See our Shipping Timeframes page for more detail.

When your order ships, you will receive an email from orders@gardenforwildlife.com with tracking information.

Your digital download containing garden design ideas and planting tips is sent by email immediately after purchase.

Also Includes: Garden design ideas and plant guidance from our pros.

Sizing: At the time of shipment, our plants have a developed root mass and emerging foliage around 4-8” high. The 3-plant set of Little Bluestem grasses grows to fill a space up to about 2x3 feet; perfect for a small garden bed in full-sun conditions. It will also thrive in a patio container if planted one per container.

Meet the Little Bluestem Grass

Schizachyrium scoparium

Grows to 1.5-4 Ft

Spread 1.5-2 Ft

Blooms June-December

Light Requirement: Sun

Soil Moisture: Dry, Medium

Soil Description: Sandy, Loam, Clay, Limestone

Attracts: Butterfly and Moth Caterpillars, Birds, Fireflies

Deer Resistant: Yes

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You’ll help birds, pollinators such as bees, butterflies, other insects, amphibians and small mammals, and reptiles.
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Your impact reaches far beyond your own garden. You’ll be creating habitat for declining wildlife, but also helping to reduce urban heat islands and manage storm water runoff.
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Bring nature home. There’s no easier place to get a daily dose of nature and the physical, mental and spiritual benefits.
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All orders support our non-profit mission to help declining wildlife and expand native plant availability nationwide.
butterfly icon
You’ll help birds, pollinators such as bees, butterflies, other insects, amphibians and small mammals, and reptiles.
glove icon
Your impact reaches far beyond your own garden. You’ll be creating habitat for declining wildlife, but also helping to reduce urban heat islands and manage storm water runoff.
house icon
Bring nature home. There’s no easier place to get a daily dose of nature and the physical, mental and spiritual benefits.
hand holding a plant icon
All orders support our non-profit mission to help declining wildlife and expand native plant availability nationwide.
butterfly icon
You’ll help birds, pollinators such as bees, butterflies, other insects, amphibians and small mammals, and reptiles.
globe icon
Your impact reaches far beyond your own garden. You’ll be creating habitat for declining wildlife, but also helping to reduce urban heat islands and manage storm water runoff.
house icon
Bring nature home. There’s no easier place to get a daily dose of nature and the physical, mental and spiritual benefits.
hand holding a plant icon
All orders support our non-profit mission to help declining wildlife and expand native plant availability nationwide.
butterfly icon
You’ll help birds, pollinators such as bees, butterflies, other insects, amphibians and small mammals, and reptiles.
globe icon
Your impact reaches far beyond your own garden. You’ll be creating habitat for declining wildlife, but also helping to reduce urban heat islands and manage storm water runoff.
house icon
Bring nature home. There’s no easier place to get a daily dose of nature and the physical, mental and spiritual benefits.
hand holding a plant icon
All orders support our non-profit mission to help declining wildlife and expand native plant availability nationwide.

Meet the Growers

When you buy a Garden for Wildlife™ Native Plant Collection, you're not just helping wildlife and the planet; you're also supporting the hard-working small businesses in your region who we've partnered with to grow our native plants. 

We select independent, regional growers who meet specific standards, including:

- Sustainable, chemical-free growing practices.

- Experience growing native, local ecotype plant species.

- The ability to grow and sort mass plugs/starter plants.

- The capacity to safely pack and ship plants to their new homes.

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BD
10/17/2022
Barbara D.
United States United States

wouldn't buy again

very sad. they are barely hanging onto life.

10/24/2022

Garden for Wildlife by National Wildlife Federation

We are so sorry to hear that your plants are struggling. Please reach out to our customer care team at orders@gardenforwildlife.com so we can try and help.

WH
10/17/2022
William H.
United States United States
I recommend this product

Little Bluestem Grass 3-plant set

Very Good! The plants were healthy, sufficiently mature and good information was provided. The price is toward the upper limit I will pay for online plants.

10/24/2022

Garden for Wildlife by National Wildlife Federation

Thank you for your support of our mission to help wildlife with native plants!

LT
10/17/2022
Linda T.
United States United States
I recommend this product

Little bluestem grass

The plants arrived in excellent shape and were easily planted in the ground. I can't wait to see them fully grown next year!

10/17/2022

Garden for Wildlife by National Wildlife Federation

We are so glad to hear that you have had a good experience with your new plants. Thank you for planting with a purpose!

PS
09/18/2022
Phyllis S.
United States United States
I recommend this product

Good experience

My first set of 3 little bluestem contained one weak plant that soon died. When I contacted GFW, they replaced the plant with a new set of three little bluestem. Will order from this company again!

09/19/2022

Garden for Wildlife by National Wildlife Federation

Thank you for sharing your experience! We appreciate the support of our mission to help wildlife and the planet with native plants.

DB
09/15/2022
Debra B.
United States United States

Happy plants

Healthy plants, shipped in exceptional manner.

09/15/2022

Garden for Wildlife by National Wildlife Federation

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience! We appreciate the support of our mission to help wildlife and the planet by gardening with native plants.