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Big Bluestem

Andropogon gerardii

Picture of Big Bluestem

This tall, Iowa-native grass has excellent ornamental features that in an attractive plume and good fall color.

Light Requirement: Full Sun
Cold Hardiness: Zone 2
Height: 6 to 8
Spread: 2 to 3
Flower: Wispy. Red to purple. Late summer.
Foliage: Bluish-gray to green.
Form: Upright.