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Plant Characteristics

Brand*
  • Garden Debut
Cultural Information*
  • Leaf Scorch - High Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
  • Leaf Spot - Moderate Resistance
  • Root Rot - Moderate Resistance
Flower Color*
  • Purple
Fruit Type*
  • Non-Edible Fruit
Growth Habit*
  • Columnar/Narrow Growing
Growth Rate*
  • Fast
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Green
  • Purple/Brilliant Purple
  • Burgundy/Crimson/Maroon
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
  • Burgundy/Crimson
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Burgundy/Crimson
  • Green
Leaf Color Winter*
  • Beige/Brown
Leaf Type*
  • Deciduous/Herbaceous
Nature Assets*
  • Deer Resistant
Plant Type*
  • Ornamental Grass
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Summer Planting
  • Spring Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Moist
  • Well-Drained
  • Prefers Low pH (Acidic Soils)
  • Salt Tolerant
  • Average
  • Tolerates High pH (Alkaline Soils)
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Tolerates Low pH (Acidic Soils)
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
Season of Interest*
  • Fall
  • Summer Flowering
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Spring
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Year-Round
  • Winter
  • Summer
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
Uses*
  • Accent Plant
  • Dried Flowers
  • Landscape Specimen
  • Erosion Control
  • Mass Planting
  • Cut Flowers
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
  • Border Plant
  • Under Power Lines
  • Rock Gardens
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Grasses are easy to grow and adapt to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include free fertilizer with every order.

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BLACKHAWKS BIG BLUESTEM

Andropogon gerardii 'Blackhawks'
PP27949 Plant propagation prohibited

Breeder
Buy Blackhawks Big Bluestem Grass online. Blackhawks Big Bluestem Grass is a regal, upright ornamental grass that is selected for its deep green/dark purple foliage that deepens to near black in fall. Its columnar form makes it ideal for height in any garden. Blackhawks adapts easily to a wide range of soil and moisture conditions.
  • New Item

Mature Height:

4-5 Feet

Mature Spread:

1-2 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

4-9

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Family: Poaceae · Common Name: Bluestem Grass

FREE with every plant purchased:

  • The Sooner Guarantee: For details, click here!
  • A pre-measured amount of Polyon® Best-Paks time release fertilizer that keeps your plant well nourished for one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included in the top of each container to use when planting as they help retain soil moisture, and plants will establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will also survive drought-like conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
  • Planting and Care Instruction brochure.
  • Catalogs of new and exciting plant brands, such as Garden Debut® and Proven Winners®.

DIY Irrigation SuppliesWe use and recommend www.dripdepot.com for our irrigation needs, from simple to install micro and drip systems, to commercial grade irrigation parts and supplies.

Purchase BLACKHAWKS BIG BLUESTEM Online

Eco gallon Potted

SKU: 12676

(2.64 qrts / 2.51 liters)
(2 units available now - G)

Standard Package




$35.00

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Customer Testimonials

We actually picked our plants up from you but everything was great and we thank you.


Ronald
Bixby, OK
November 2016

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