Andropogon gerardii 'Red October'

Big Bluestem

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Foliage emerges deep green with highlights of red. Foliage is purple-red in fall and will be a brilliant scarlet red after our first fall frost. Burgundy seed heads begin blooming in August; they are great for birds and butterflies.

Secondary Name:
Big Bluestem
Plant Type:
Hardiness Zone:
North East/Great Lakes
Sun Exposure:
Ultimate Plant Height:
HT 48-72"
Ultimate Spread:
SP 24-36"
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