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Andropogon gerardii 'Red October'
PP26283 Plant Propagation Prohibited



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3 gallon Potted (SKU: 12432)
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Hardiness Zone: 4-8   ·   Mature Height: 5-6 Feet   ·   Mature Spread: 2-4 Feet

Buy Red October Big Bluestem PP26283 online. Red October is a clump forming grass featuring deep green spring foliage. As the seasons progress, the foliage turns orange/red in fall and bright red after first frost. A drought tolerant plant, it thrives in sunny, dry locations. Burgundy red seed heads emerge in late summer. A stunning selection for mass plantings.

Family: Poaceae · Common Name: Bluestem Grass

Grasses cannot be shipped into Idaho, Oregon, and Utah.

FREE with every plant purchased:

  • The Sooner Guarantee: For details, click here!
  • A pre-applied, pre-measured amount of time release fertilizer that keeps your plant well nourished for up to 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 for our irrigation needs, from simple to install micro and drip systems, to commercial grade irrigation parts and supplies.

RED OCTOBER BIG BLUESTEM Plant Characteristics

Fruit Type*
Non-Edible Fruit
Growth Habit*
Upright Growing
Growth Rate*
Leaf Color Spring*
Leaf Color Summer*
Leaf Color Winter*
Leaf Type*
Nature Assets*
Deer Resistant
Plant Type*
Ornamental Grass
Preferred Planting Season*
Spring Planting
Summer Planting
Propagation Methods*
Cuttings or Divisions
Exposure (Short)
Full Sun


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RED OCTOBER BIG BLUESTEM Homeowner Growing & Maintenance Tips

Grasses are easy to grow and adapt to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer.