Andropogon glomeratus, Bushy Bluestem, Native Grass


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

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Botanic Name (s): Andropogon glomeratus

Common Name(s): Bushy Bluestem

Size Notes: 2 to 5 tall.
Leaf: Green or blue-green. Copper in winter.
Autumn Foliage: yes
Size Class: 3-6 ft.

Bloom Color: White , Brown
Bloom Time: Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov

Water Use: High
Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Moist , Wet
Heat Tolerant: yes
Soil Description: Clay, Loam, Sand; Moist, moderately disturbed, relatively sterile soils. Poor drainage all right, even preferred. Tolerates salinity.
Conditions Comments: Full sun and moisture essential

Use Ornamental: Good as a handsome bunchgrass for moist, low-lying areas, with year-round color
Use Wildlife: Seeds eaten by granivorous birds and small mammals. Provides nesting material for birds. Provides good cover for small animals. Winter food for prairie chickens, field sparrows, juncos, and other song birds.
Conspicuous Flowers: yes
Interesting Foliage: yes
Attracts: Birds , Butterflies
Larval Host: Skippers, Satyrs
Deer Resistant: High

Provides Nesting Materials/Structure for Native Bees