Andropogon gerardii 'Big Bluestem'


Common Name: Big Bluestem
Bloom Color: Purplish-Red
Bloom Season: Fall to Winter
Description:

One of the major grasses of the True Tallgrass Prairies. Drought tolerant but prefers extra moisture. Clump former, does not spread.

Water Needs: Little Water Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 3'-6'
Mature Width: 24"
Garden Notes: Coarse grass, best in native setting, cut dried stems to base early spring. Divide clump when center begins dieing out.May be aggressive in the long run in pastures.