A lovely fine textured, upright spreading selection; beautiful when used as accent features in landscapes and garden beds; grassy foliage shows off reds and greens, changing to copper-bronze in the fall; low maintenance and easy to grow
Sunnyview Bluestem is primarily grown for its highly ornamental fruit. The coppery-bronze seed heads are carried on showy plumes displayed in abundance from late summer to early fall. Its attractive grassy leaves emerge brick red in spring, turning bluish-green in color with prominent indian red tips. The foliage often turns coppery-bronze in fall. The flowers are not ornamentally significant. The steel blue stems can be quite attractive.
Sunnyview Bluestem is an herbaceous perennial grass with an upright spreading habit of growth. It brings an extremely fine and delicate texture to the garden composition and should be used to full effect.
Sunnyview Bluestem is recommended for the following landscape applications;