MOONSHINE DESIGNS NURSERY
Milan, Illinois
Trees, Shrubs, Perennials, Seeds Shipped To Your Door
Last 2014 ship date for plants is November 3.  Shipping resumes in March 2015.  Seeds ship all year.

Big & Little Bluestem

 Ornamental Grasses

 

Big Bluestem

Andropogon gerardii

  • Big bluestem is a warm-season perennial bunchgrass that grows up to 6 feet tall.
  • Has an attractive reddish-copper color that provides landscape beauty
  • Strong, upright clumps of blue-green foliage
  • Leaf tips are often tinged with red
  • Seed heads are shaped like turkey's foot  and appear in August - September
  • Coppery-red fall color
     

Zones: 2-9 Full Sun is best

Packet contains 200++ seeds.  Easy to grow from seed! 

Big Bluestem ornamental grass: . 

Item Name: Big Bluestem Grass Seed Pkt    Item Number: 74528

Big Bluestem Grass Seed Pkt
Qty: Price: $2.50

PLANTS:

Item Name: Big Bluestem Ornamental Grass 4-1/2" POT     Item Number: 75096

Big Bluestem Ornamental Grass 4-1/2" POT
Price: $5.95

SOLD OUT


 

Little Bluestem

    

Schizachyrium scoparium

Another name for Little Bluestem is Prairie Beardgrass.

  • A bunched grass, growing in dense clusters, with the flowering stems up to 4 feet tall.
  • Little bluestem is one of the most popular ornamental grasses on the market today and is widely used in landscaping.
  • Used in plantings because it is short and mixes well with flowers for increased attraction.
  • Turns a striking crimson color in fall.
  • Fluffy silver seed heads add some real dazzle to the autumn landscape.

Needs well-drained sand and loam, and excels in dry sandy and rocky soils. Not recommended for heavy clay or damp soils. Plant in full sun for best results.

Zones: 2-9

Packet contains 200++ seeds.  Easy to grow from seed!  Complete culture included. 

 

Little Bluestem ornamental grass: 

Item Name: Little Bluestem Grass Seed Pkt    Item Number: 74529

Little Bluestem Grass Seed Pkt
Qty: Price: $2.50

PLANTS:

Item Name: Little Bluestem Ornamental Grass 4-1/2" POT     Item Number: 75097

Little Bluestem Ornamental Grass 4-1/2" POT
Qty: Price: $5.95

SOLD OUT