- Full Sun (At Least 6 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)
- Mature Height 42 - 54 Inches
- Mature Spread 42 - 54 Inches
- Growing Zones 3 - 8
Blue Heaven Bluestem Grass is an award winning ornamental grass. What is special about this grass is the color, as suggested by its name. Atop this perennial grass is a blue hue with purple highlights. Even better, the color transitions with season and becomes copper in the fall. This grass is strong in nature, able to withstand elements such as rain and wind.
This grass is deer resistant, and easy to grow. It’s versatile, capable of adding rustic, vertical texture and color to containers, borders, and along any fencing. This low maintenance perennial adds value to the landscape as it provides subtle color and dimension. It also contributes to a habitat for wildlife, and the seed heads provide food for birds in the fall.
Blue Heaven Bluestem Grass Care
This perennial is hardy in zones three through eight. This grass prefers full sun. It’s generally low maintenance in nature, and grows very quickly. In addition, this plant is drought tolerant once established.
During winter, due to its fast growing nature, it would be beneficial to cut this grass down to within four to six inches of the ground.
Blue Heaven Bluestem Grass Spacing
This grass grows quite quickly, 42 to 54 inches in height. It grows in clumps, and should be spaced 30 to 40 inches apart.
Blue Heaven Bluestem Grass Information
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 3 - 8|
|Light Exposure: Full Sun (At Least 6 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)|
|Mature Height: 42 - 54 Inches|
|Mature Spread: 30 - 40 Inches|
|Spacing: 30 - 40 Inches|
|Flower Color(s): Purple|
|Foliage Type: Herbaceous|
|Foliage Color(s): Blue|
|Foliage Description: Multi-color|
|Seasonal Interest: Summer Flowering, Fall Flowering|
|Attracts: Bees, Birds|
|Uses: Borders, Containers, Erosion Control, Mass Planting, Wildlife Gardens|
|Features: Attracts Pollinators, Foliage Interest, Low Maintenance|
|Common Name: Blue Heaven® Bluestem Grass|
|Scientific Name: SCHIZACHYRIUM SCOPARIUM `BLUE HEAVEN`|
Please Note: The pictures below are to give a general representation of the different container sizes. The actual size/ages of plants are estimates and will vary based on; type of plant, time of year, last pruning & many other factors.
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Plant Addict Guarantee (Included On All Plant Orders)
Plant Addicts guarantees your plant(s) will arrive happy and healthy, but the plant(s) are being shipped through the mail and accidents happen. If the plant is dead, has dried out roots or the incorrect item was shipped just notify Plant Addicts within 3 days upon delivery. We may ask for pictures but will try to make it as easy as possible for you. Please note plant(s) with damaged branches or wilted leaves will not qualify for this guarantee. Plants are very resilient and will rebound quickly when cared for correctly.
For information on how to care for you new plant please check out our guide. Guide: How to Care for Your New Plant(s)
Plant Addicts Warranty - 1 Year (Extra Purchase Required)
We encourage all plant lovers to purchase the Plant Addicts Warranty whether you’re new or an expert. There are many variables outside our control and yours that can cause the demise of your plant(s). Examples would be hungry animals, drought, poor soil conditions, over watering, disease, insects & many other factors. The Plant Addicts Warranty is a 1 year warranty protecting you from all the unknowns and will replace your plant if it moves on to the plant afterlife.
The warranty is purchased on a per plant basis and must be purchased at the same time as the plant purchase. We will cover 100% of the price of the plant but the warranty does not cover shipping cost. Simply let us know if your plant has died within one year of receiving it and we’ll get you a new one shipped out. We may ask for photos for documentation purposes but again we’ll try to make it as easy as possible.
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Standard Colors: 2-3 business days
Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice
Please Note: On special orders there can not be any cancellations
Time of Order:
- If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.
- We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location
Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.
It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.