Andropogon gerardii - Big Bluestem
The most widely distributed of prairie tall grasses, and will grow in almost any soil, from wet clay to dry sand. Grows in upright clumps of green to blue-green leaves in summer, and foliage turns rich orange and copper-red in fall. The iconic and distinctive three-parted seed heads resembling a turkey foot appear in late August, and inspire its alternative name "Turkey Foot."
Soil Moisture: Dry, Moderate, Wet
Sun Exposure: Full Sun
Height: 5' - 9'
Spread: 2' - 3'
Hardiness Zones: 3 - 9
Bloom Color: Green, Red
Bloom Time: August, September, October
Attracts: Birds, Butterflies
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