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Andropogon gerardii 'Indian Warrior'

#PP24999

More About Andropogon gerardii 'Indian Warrior' (PP24999)

  • Upright
  • Border plant
  • Cut flower
  • Cut foliage
  • Dried flower
  • Drought tolerant
  • Specimen
  • Mass planting
  • Full sun
  • Late summer bloomtime

Interesting Notes:

Warm Season Grasses: These grasses are much slower starting in the spring. They do not push new growth until temperatures warm in early to midsummer.  They flower later in the summer or fall with most blooms remaining into the winter. Most warm season grasses tolerate heat, humidity and drought; some even thrive in these conditions.

Zone:

3

Height:

175-185 cm

Spread:

60 cm

Colour:

Red
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Big Blue Stem Growing and Maintenance Tips

Grows best in an average to dry, well-drained soil, in full sun, tolerating drought, once established. Thrives in summer heat and humidity. This plant should be cut back in the spring to make way for new growth.  


Andropogon gerardii 'Indian Warrior' (PP24999) Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Dried Flower/Foliage
Dried Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant

Soil Moisture

Average to Dry Soils
Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Fall Color

Flowering Time

Lt. Sum-Fall

Habit

Clumping

Foliage Color

Purple
Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Border/edging

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