Andropogon gerardii

Big Bluestem

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This grass can tolerate a wide range of growing conditions and soils. Its attractive foliage puts on quite the show in the fall turning a beautiful reddish bronze. Flowers in late summer.
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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