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Big Bluestem - Andropogon gerardii

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Big Blue Stem is a clump forming tall perennial grass with multi-season interest. Blue green foliage with reddish flowers appear in late summer. Leaves turn bronze in the fall and winter. Well suited for a large garden as an accent plant.

  • Hardiness: 3-9
  • Native Northeast Region: ME,NH,VT,CT,MA,RI,NY,NJ,MD,DE,PA
  • Sun Exposure: Full to Partial Sun
  • Flower Color: Red/Green
  • Bloom Time: August
  • Soil Type: Med Wet to Dry
  • Mature Plant Size: 5-7'H, 2'W
  • Plant Spacing: 2-3'
  • Host Plant: Skippers
  • Attracts: Birds
  • Advantages: Drought tolerant, dried flower, deer resistant, Used by birds for cover and nesting sites.
  • Landscape Uses: Meadows, roadsides, perennial borders.
  • Companion Plants: Butterfly Weed, NY Aster, Lanceleaf Coreopsis, Dense Blazing Star