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Schizachyrium scoparium 'Smoke Signal'

#PP27433

More About Schizachyrium scoparium 'Smoke Signal' (PP27433)

  • AKA Andropogon scoparius 'Smoke Signal'
  • A refined version of the native cultivar
  • Foliage takes on scarlet-red tones in late summer, turning deeper red-purple in fall
  • Tiny, tan seeds heads appear in early fall
  • Maintains a sturdy upright habit through the fall without flopping
  • Bloom time: Late summer
  • Flower height: 120cm
  • Foliage height : 90cm
  • Grass type: Warm Season

Zone:

3

Height:

90-120 cm

Spread:

45-60 cm

Colour:

Brown
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Schizachyrium scoparium 'Smoke Signal' (PP27433) Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Fast
Fast
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Long Blooming
Long Blooming
Heat Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
Dried Flower/Foliage
Dried Flower/Foliage
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Salt Tolerant
Salt Tolerant

Soil Moisture

Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Deciduous
Fall Color

Flowering Time

Lt. Sum-Fall

Habit

Vase-shape
Upright

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Naturalizing