The iconic tallgrass prairie plant, Big Bluestem grows close to 7 feet tall. This grass has beautiful blue and bronze color tones in late summer that make it an eye catching plant in gardens and restorations.
Sun: Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture: Dry, Medium, Medium-Wet
Height: 7 feet
Blooms: June, July, Aug, Sept
Color: Bronze, Tan
Benefits: Butterflies, Pollinators, Deer Resistant
Big Blustem is tall, so plant it with other tall plants or scatter it in-between shorter flowers and grasses. It can become aggressive over time–spreading by seed or slowly by underground rhizomes (roots)–so be careful when putting it in gardens.