Schizachyrium scoparium 'Carousel'
Common name: 'Little Bluestem'
This ornamental grass starts out with shades of green and blue foliage.
In mid-summer, the foliage develops pink hues.
In fall the foliage turns into a kaleidoscope of colors, ranging in shades of orange, red, pink, and purple.
Feathery little delicate plumes appear in late summer adding more color.
A great plant for banks, slopes, and prairie plantings.
Drought tolerant and deer resistant.
It has a nice compact round shape.
Exposure: Full sun
Photo's courtesy of Bailey Nurseries