Big Bluestem 'Blackhawks'

Latin Name: Andropogon gerardii 'Blackhawks'

This selection of native prairie grass has an impressive stature and beautiful seasonal foliage that develops dark purple highlights by mid summer, then turns near black in fall; plant in full sun for best color; an excellent screen or border plant.

lackhawks Bluestem is an herbaceous perennial grass with an upright spreading habit of growth. It brings an extremely fine and delicate texture to the garden composition and should be used to full effect.

This is a relatively low maintenance plant, and is best cut back to the ground in late winter before active growth resumes.

Height: 5 feet   Width: 2 feet   Exposure: Full Sun   Zone: 2