Northeast Pollinator Plants
Andropogon gerardii (Big Bluestem)
We ship only to the New England and New York states. Orders are shipped mid-June through September. We ship within two weeks of order or by mid-June for orders placed before shipping starts. Shipping free for any combination of 13+ plants. Plants are delivered in a biodegradable wood fiber pot, 2.75" diameter by 3.5" deep. Please email if you prefer to order/pay by check than on-line, see Contact Us below.
Common Name: Big Bluestem
Attracts: Butterflies, Larval Host, Birds
Use: Garden or Naturalizing
Light: Full Sun
Hardiness Zone: 4 to 9 USDA Zone Map
Soils: Dry to Moist
Flower Time: Mid July - End September
Flower Color: Maroon/Green Grass Head
Height: 4' - 6'
Notes: Big Bluestem is the dominant grass of the prairie yet native to the New York/New England states and provides great wildlife value.
Native to the US east of the Rockies: Biota of North America Program (BONAP) – North American Plant Atlas (NAPA).