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Andropogon gerardii
Andropogon gerardii
Common Name: Big Bluestem /
Brilliant copper-red fall color Provides food and nesting for many birds Superb for mass planting and erosion control Fast growing and drought tolerant Seed heads dry well for cut flower arrangements Host plant for several types of shippers

The king of native grasses, Big Bluestem has handsome gray to blue-green stems in spring turning to green with a touch of red in summer then to coppery red in fall. Three fingered seed heads top tall stems in August. Clump forming with excellent drought tolerance once established.

Height: 4-6 Feet
Spread: 18-24 Inches
USDA Hardiness Zone: 3-9