Big Bluestem - Andropogon gerardii
Regular price $10.00
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