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Milan, Illinois
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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