Image courtesy of Purdue University

Image courtesy of Purdue University

Andropogon gerardii Cousin Karl®

Cousin Karl® Big Bluestem

  • Narrow upright form
  • Blue-green foliage
  • Showy flowers in August
  • Deer resistant
  • Drought tolerant

This narrow, upright, architecturally pleasing specimen boast outstanding blue-green foliage color that changes to purple-blue as the weather cools in fall. Long blooming with showy flower heads for six weeks starting in August. Outstanding landscape color especially in fall. Very easy to grow. Deer and drought tolerant. Outstanding for planting in waves of color. Supports native birds with its seed

Ornamental Grass
Ornamental Grass
Mass Planting
Mass Planting
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Full Sun
Full Sun
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Moist, Well-Drained
Moist, Well-Drained
Average Water
Average Water

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