Schizachyrium scoparium 'Smoke Signal'
Common name: 'Little Bluestem'
This native grass starts out with shades of green and blue foliage which turns to deep red and purple in the fall.
Feathery little tan plumes appear in late summer adding more color.
A great plant for banks, slopes, and prairie plantings.
It has a nice vertical upright shape.
Drought tolerant, and deer resistant.
Exposure: Full sun
Photo's credit & courtesy of Walters Gardens, Inc.