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Red October Big Bluestem

Striking Ornamental Grass
Dramatic height and vibrant color combine into one original ornamental. A Missouri native, Red October Big Bluestem once dominated the Tallgrass Prairie that covered much of the midwestern United States. Now you can enjoy its bold colors and graceful movement in your own landscape. Throughout midsummer, the deep green blades are highlighted in red. But when fall arrives, they take on a brilliant scarlet hue that's sure to get attention. Great for back borders or as a unique privacy screen.
  • Zone 3-8
  • Height 5.8 - 6 feet
  • Bloom Time Mid,Late Summer, Fall
  • Light Requirements Full Sun, Partial Shade

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  • Botanical Name:

    Andropogon gerardii 'Red October' PPAF

  • Height: 5.8 - 6 feet
  • Ship As: 2" POT
  • Spacing: 22 - 24 inches
  • Spread: 22 - 24 inches
  • Light Requirements: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Foliage Type: Narrow upright leaves
  • Bloom Time: Mid,Late Summer, Fall
  • Flower Form: None
  • Planting Instructions: Set at the same level it is growing at in the container. Firm well and water in thoroughly.
  • Soil Requirements: Dry to Medium, well-drained soils
  • Growth Rate: Medium
  • Pruning: Cut stems to the ground in late winter before new shoots appear.
  • Winter Care: Mulch +/- 2"
  • Additional Information: Attractive foliage which changes color seasonally
  • Unable to ship to: AE AK GU HI PR

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