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Andropogon gerrardii

Big Blue Stem Grass

Plant Features:


Category: Grass

  • Foliage emerges blue green.
  • Matures to green with hints of red during summer.
  • Fall the foliage turns reddish.
  • Showy flowers above the foliage in late summer.

Height: 4-6 ft


Spread: 2-3 ft


Spacing: 2-3 ft


Hardiness Zone: 4


Temperature: -30 - -20 °F


Attributes:

  • Ornamental Grass
  • Rock Garden
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Cold Tolerant
  • Border or Bed
  • Fall Color

Exposure:

  • Full Sun to Partial Shade

Foliage Color:

  • Red
  • Blue/green

Habit:

  • Upright

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Summer

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Summer

Soil Moisture:

  • Average Water
  • Well Drained