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Andropogon gerardii 'Blackhawks'

Andropogon gerardii 'Blackhawks'

Big Blue Stem

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An outstanding cultivar of Big Blue Stem Grass, chosen for its unique foliage colour. What begins as a clump of green leaves in spring, will become purple, changing to almost black, by the end of the season.



Hardiness Zone: Zone 3
Light Requirements: Full Sun
Height: 1.2  m to 1.5 m
Spread: 30 cm to 60 cm
Soil Requirements: Dry to medium, well drained soils. Sturdiest growth in dry, lean soil.
Bloom Time September
Planting Time:
Use: Back of border, specimen plant. Dried flower stems
Flower Colour & Shape: Three parted, purplish flower clusters
Foliage: Changeable, starts out green in spring, and shifts through purple, to almost black, by September
Benefits: Deer resistant, winter interest.

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