Andropogon gerardii Big Bluestem


Andropogon glomeratus, Bushy Bluestem (requires a minimum purchase of 5 plants)

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Botanic Name (s):    Andropogon gerardii

Common Name(s):      Big Bluestem

Mature height :2-6.5′

Mature spread:2-3ft

Flower Color/ Bloom Time :   June-Sept

Fall Color:Blue / Reddish purple

Sun Exposure:  Full Sun     Part Sun

Soil moisture:    Dry   Average    Moist      Wet

Soil Ph:6-7.5

Soil Type: Clay Soil- High clay content, fine texture

Loamy Soil- mostly silt, sand, some clay

Sandy soil, coarse texture

Native Habitat:      Dry to wet open woods, praries, swales, shores, dry open areas

Notes:       Clumping form, attractive winter ineterest

Erosion Control      Four Season Interest

Average Wildlife Value:  Songbirds      Small Mammals

FAC- Occur in wetlands and non-wetlands

Native To Mountain Regions

Native to Piedmont Regions

Native Grass