Blackhawks Big Bluestem
Andropogon gerardii 'Blackhawks' PP #27,949
|A dramatic vertical accent that changes color throughout the growing season. Foliage emerges green, then develops red-bronze hues towards the tips in summer. The color continues to darken to deep purple until almost black in fall. Purple plumes appear in late summer.
|Once established, water occasionally.
|Quickly reaches 2 ft. wide, plumes 4 to 8 ft tall.
|Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Multi-Season Interest
|Deer Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Tolerates Urban Pollution
|Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
|Coneflower (Echinacea), Sedum (Sedum), Tickseed (Coreopsis), Yarrow (Achillea)
|Easily grown in average, well-drained soils, but tolerant of a wide range of soil conditions. Puts out more growth, and grows taller, in moist, fertile soils. Slow to establish, but then tolerates drought. Cut stems to the ground in late winter before new shoots appear.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-9
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.