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Andropogon gerardii 'Rain Dance'
Common Name: Big Bluestem Family: Poaceae (The Grass Family)

Andropogon gerardii 'Rain Dance'
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Notes:
'Rain Dance' is a long-lived grass that forms a tall, strictly upright clump of red-tipped foliage. The foliage transitions to red in midsummer and turns totally maroon in fall. Deep purple flowers with bright red-orange pollen top this colourful and statuesque display.

Geogrpahical Origin:
North America
Native Habitat:
Dunes, dry prairies, jack pine/oak forests.

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

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