A native grass with a glowing new look, Schizachyrium 'Shining Star' has gorgeous, variegated foliage that deepens with burgundy accents in the fall.
Its seed heads are a magnet for finches and songbirds, providing a food source in the coldest months.
Schizachyrium scoparium, or "Little Bluestem" is native to many parts of the United States. It thrives in poor, well-draining soils. In the garden, it is adaptable to almost any soil type (including clay), and makes an excellent companion for Black-Eyed Susans, Tickseed, and Coneflowers.
Use Schizachyrium 'Shining Star' Little Bluestem as a colorful edging plant, or as a specimen in the border!