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Andropogon gerardii 'Indian Warrior'
Common Name: Big Bluestem Family: Poaceae (The Grass Family)

Andropogon gerardii 'Indian Warrior'

Big bluestem is a long-lived grass that forms a tall, strictly upright clump of green foliage. The foliage of 'Indian Warrior' will transition to red then smoky purple beginning in midsummer. Deep purple flowers with bright red-orange pollen top this colourful and statuesque display.

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourPurple 
TypeGrass  Secondary Bloom ColourOrange 
Height4-6'  Bloom TimeLate Summer 
Spread2-3'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureSun  Foliage ColourBurgundy/Red/Purple 
Soil MoistureAverage Dry Moist  Stem ColourBurgundy 
Hardiness Zone3-9  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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