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Andropogon gerardii

Big blue stem (turkey foot)

The tallest American member of the Andropogon genus, big blue stem, forms sturdy upright clumps of narrow blades standing 6' tall. Andropogon gerardii prefers slightly moist soils but is surprisingly drought tolerant once established. The lush blue-green summer foliage takes on a copper accent in fall which persists through the Winter.

  • »  Great vertical accent with lush blue-green summer grass up to 6'
  • »  Autumn color copper!

Additional Information
Height 48-60 in
Hardiness Zone 4-9
Color Reddish Brown
Detailed Description for Andropogon

The tallest American member of the Andropogon genus, big blue stem, forms sturdy upright clumps of narrow blades standing 6' tall. Andropogon gerardii prefers slightly moist soils but is surprisingly drought tolerant once established. The lush blue-green summer foliage takes on a copper accent in fall which persists through the Winter.