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Andropogon gerardii 'Blackhawks'

Big Blustem

Dark green foliage with purple highlights spring and late summer into fall, then deepening to nearly black
Patent No: PP#27,949
Height: 4-6 ft
Width: 24-36 in
Soil Conditions: Moist/Well Drained
Flower Color: Brown
Bloom Time: September,October
Hardiness Zone: 3 TO 9
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Plant Characteristics


Attributes
• Drought Tolerant
• Salt Tolerant
• Fall Color
Attracts Wildlife
• Attracts Butterflies
• Attracts Wildlife
Plant Habit
• Upright
Light Conditions
• Sun
Flower Color
• Brown
Flower Hue
• Light
Flower Height
• 4' to 6'
Flower Type
• Spike
Foliage Color
• Purple
Leaf Texture
• Medium
Divide
• Every Five Years or Longer
Prune Time
• Jan/Feb/March
Flower Size
• 3" to 4"
Growth Rate
• Average
Origin
• North America
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