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Big Bluestem/ Blackhawks

  • The upright foliage starts dark green but begins to turn purple in August
  • Excellent as a screen or statement in a border
  • Grass can be cut back in late winter and divided in early summer
  • Warm season grass
Scientific Name:
Andropogon gerardii 'Blackhawks'
Zone: 4
Mature Height: 4'-5'
Mature Spread: 1'-2'
Size:
Average
Bloom Time:
Summer
Fruiting:
Ornamental
Flower Color:
Maroon
Purple
Fall Color:
Purple
Attributes:

Full Sun

Low Water

Moderate Water