Image courtesy of Intrinsic Perennials

Image courtesy of Intrinsic Perennials

Perennial

Andropogon gerardii 'Blackhawks'

Blackhawks Big Bluestem

  • Colorful foliage all season
  • Salt tolerant
  • Great fall color

This striking native selection exhibits outstanding landscape color throughout the year with bright green foliage sporting red accents in the summer. As weather cools, stems and blades turn deep purple to black to stunning landscape effect.

Border or Bed
Border or Bed
Mass Planting
Mass Planting
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Great Foliage
Great Foliage
Ornamental Grass
Ornamental Grass
Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun
Partial Sun
Dry Soil
Dry Soil
Average Water
Average Water

Characteristics and Attributes