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Ornamental Grass

Andropogon t. 'Black Mountain'

Black Mountain Bluestem

  • Tough and easy to grow
  • Refined habit
  • Blue stems in spring and summer
  • Rusty red fall color

'Black Mountain' was a selection from Black Mountain, NC. Where it was noticed to have a more refined habit and grew more compact than the species. Stems start as a bluish-green and transition to a rusty red color with silvery-white inflorescences. Native to North America Black Mountain has nice fall color and is drought tolerant. Great selection for meadow or prairie plantings!