Andropogon gerardii – Big Bluestem 4-5 h

(8) Big Bluestem andropogon-gerardii Height 4-8 Feet Spread 4-5 Feet Spacing 24 Inches

Native clump grass, gray to blue-green stems in spring, green alternating with deep red in summer, then to coppery red in fall. Moist meadows and roadsides and rivers – but can be drought tolerant.

Three-fingered seed heads top tall stems in August

praise of bluestems

An amateur gardener who loves to watch the garden grow.

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