Northeast Pollinator Plants
Andropogon gerardii (Big Bluestem)
We ship only to the New England and New York states. If you live near Fairfax, VT, consider buying at our farm, River Berry Farm.
Shipping will be in the order received. Please check the Home Page for updated expected ship date. Free shipping for 15 or more plants.
Plants are delivered in a biodegradable wood fiber pot, 2.75" diameter by 3.5" deep.
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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).