Andropogon gerardii (Big Bluestem)

Thick grey to blue green foliage in spring, coppery red in the fall. Height 4-8'.

Andropogon will attracts birds and small mammals to the garden. Prefers average, dry to medium well drained soil. Drought tolerant when established. Tolerates air pollution and a wide range of soils and growing conditions. May self seed in the garden. Warm season grass. Deer resistant.

  • USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 4-9
  • Exposure: Full Sun
  • Bloom Time(s): September