PlantsBluestem Grasses→Sand Bluestem (Andropogon hallii)

Common names:
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Give a thumbs up Sand Bluestem

Botanical names:
Andropogon hallii Accepted
Andropogon gerardii subsp. hallii Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Plant Height: 24 - 72 inches
Plant Spread: 12 - 18 inches
Leaves: Good fall color
Unusual foliage color
Other: Aggressive when established
Fruit: Edible to birds
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
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


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