Andropogon gerardii (Big Bluestem)

Matt Lavin from Bozeman, Montana, USA

Andropogon gerardii. Sod forming, slow spreader. Blue-green foliage; fine to medium blade width. Flowers: August through Sept. Full sun to part shade; moist fertile soil; drought tolerant once established; thrives in either heavy and sandy soils. Used as a landscape ornamental. 180,000 seeds per lb.