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Big Bluestem/ Red October

  • Amazing fall color and deep green summer foliage make it a good contrast to other grasses
  • Adaptable and drought tolerant once established
  • Can self-seed in ideal growing conditions
  • Cut back in late winter before new shoots grow
Scientific Name:
Andropogon gerardii 'Red October'
Zone: 4
Mature Height: 4-6'
Mature Spread: 2-3'
Size: Average
Bloom Time: Fall
Fruiting: None
Flower Color:
Fall Color:
Full Sun
Full Sun
Low Water
Low Water
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant