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Botanical Name:
Andropogon gerardii

Common Name(s):
Big Bluestem

Mountain States Nursery
Large growing grass to 8'. Will grow in some shade or full sun, in moist or dry areas. Leaves 3/8" wide, green and turn to bronze in winter. Fall flowering open red. In arid areas, it will be best with some additional moisture. Native moist or dry soils, prairies or open woods. C Mexico & much of USA. Upright strictly clump forming. Leaves 3/8" wide green or blue green, orange to copper red in autumn. May be lax in shade. Sturdy and long lived.

Information by George Hull MSN 
Root Hardy to -20f
Sun: Half
Water: Low
Growth Rate: Moderate
Hydrozones: #2
Soil Type: Sandy
Soil Condition:
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Adverse Factors: N/A
Design Styles: Ranch
Accenting Features: N/A
Seasonal Interest: N/A
Location Uses: Perennial Border
Special Uses: Full
Attracts Wildlife: N/A
Flower Color: Blue
Flower Season: N/A
Leaf Color: Green
Bark Color: N/A
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