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Andropogon gerardii 'Red October'

Big Bluestem

  • Category: Ornamental Grass
  • Patent:PP26,283
  • Hardiness Zone:3-8
  • Height:5-6 ft
  • Spread:24 in
  • Bloom Color: Red

The name says it all, foliage ages from deep green with burgundy tips in spring to firey red stems and leaves by October. Frost encourages the intense color. Red-tinged blooms in fall for additional texture and color. Great winter interest as well.

Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Exposure
Full Sun
Soil Moisture
Very Adaptable
Well-Drained
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Fall
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Bloom Time
September - October
Additional Information about Andropogon gerardii 'Red October'

Selected by Intrinsic Perennial Gardens, Inc.

Growing & Maintenance Tips for Andropogon gerardii 'Red October'

Toleratant of hot humid summers, drought and poor soil.

Withstands hot, humid summers and cold, wet winters in the landscape - See more at: http://hoffmannursery.com/plants/andropogon-gerardii-red-october/#sthash.OvsZDj1j.dpuf

Withstands hot, humid summers and cold, wet winters in the landscape - See more at: http://hoffmannursery.com/plants/andropogon-gerardii-red-october/#sthash.OvsZDj1j.dpuf