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Andropogon gerardii 'Blackhawks'

Big Bluestem

Dark green foliage with purple highlights spring and late summer into fall, then deepening to nearly black

  • Height: 4' – 6'
  • Width: 24" – 36"
  • Soil Conditions: Moist/Well Drained
  • Flower Color: Brown
  • Bloom Time: September, October
  • Hardiness Zone: 3 To 9
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Item Number Size Crop Photo Notes Qty
23934.1G #1 1927
  • Plant Characteristics

  • Attributes

    • Fall Color
    • Drought Tolerant
    • Salt Tolerant
  • Attracts Wildlife

    • Attracts Wildlife
    • Attracts Butterflies
  • Plant Habit

    • Upright
  • Light Conditions

    • Sun
  • Flower Color

    • Brown
  • Flower Hue

    • Light
  • Flower Type

    • Spike
  • Flower Height

    • 4' to 6'
  • Foliage Color

    • Purple
  • Leaf Texture

    • Medium
  • Flower Size

    • 3" to 4"
  • Soil Moisture

    • Moist/Well Drained
  • Prune Time

    • Jan/Feb/March
  • Growth Rate

    • Average
  • Origin

    • North America
  • Divide

    • Every Five Years or Longer
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Contact Info

Phone: (847) 742-1790
Fax: (847) 742-2655
mginfo@midwestgroundcovers.com

Street Address

6N800 IL-25
St. Charles, IL 60174

Current Hours:

Monday - Friday: 7:00am - 4:00pm Saturday (Yard & U-PICK Only): 7:00am - 10:30am

 

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