The Main Plant entry for Bluestem Grasses (Andropogon)

This database entry exists to show plant data and photos that apply generically to all Bluestem Grasses.

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Leaves: Good fall color
Unusual foliage color
Other: Aggressive when established
Flower Time: Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Erosion control
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Birds
Propagation: Seeds: Sow in situ
Can handle transplanting
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Pollinators: Wind
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger

Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
grass ID by ElJardineroGringo May 16, 2020 11:03 AM 6
What's Blooming - Photos and Chat. by NJBob Jun 6, 2020 11:27 PM 1,955
Chicagoland Annual garden swap 2017 by oerickson Aug 25, 2017 10:41 AM 303
Roadside Planting by Booster Jan 28, 2017 7:22 PM 1
Grasses by upat5 Nov 30, 2016 12:44 PM 12
Have to Trade... by wcgypsy Dec 8, 2015 9:55 PM 2
Where to buy ornamental grass plugs? by GardenLiz Feb 16, 2015 5:03 PM 4
The Circle of Life: everything else by evermorelawnless May 12, 2016 10:26 AM 731
Unknown for 50 years or more by OldGardener Jul 29, 2014 9:24 PM 43

« Add a new plant to the database

« The Plants Database Front Page

Today's site banner is by RickM and is called "Backyard in Spring"

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.