Andropogon gerardii
Big Blue Stem

Light: Sun
Soil: Sandy, loam, gravel
Moisture: Medium to dry, drought tolerant but also likes moisture.
Size: Ht 3-6’ Wd 1-2’
Bloom time: Late summer to fall, warm season grass
Bloom description: “Turkey foot” shaped bloom is reddish brown, lovely swaying in the wind.
Faunal Associations: Birds, mammals, host for some Skipper butterflies

Andropogon gerardii
Big Blue Stem