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Andropogon gerardii

Big Bluestem

Description:

Common perrennial of open sites. 4 to 6 feet high. Upland, dry sites with acidic soils. Full sun to partial shade. Flowers mid August to late September.

Plant Overview:

Other Common Names:Tall Bluestem
Plant Family:Poaceae
Plant Type:Graminoids/Grasses
Attracts Pollinators and Wildlife:Birds, Butterflies
Bloom Time:Mid August to late September
Global and State Rank:G5, S4
Commercially available landscape plant?Yes
Soil Characteristics:
Soil Type:Clay, Loam, Sandy
Soil Moisture:Dry
Soil pH:Acidic
Light Needs:
Opitmal Light:Sun to partial shade
Light Range:Partial Shade, Sun
Water Needs of Plant:
Soil Moisture:Dry

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