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Red October Big Bluestem

Stand Tall, Stand Proud


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  • flowering dateMid,Late Summer, Fall
  • hardiness zone3-8
  • height5.8 - 6 feet
  • restricted statesAE AK GU HI PR
  • ship asPREMIUM 4"
  • sun exposureFull Sun, Partial Shade
  • Native Ornamental Grass.
  • Attractive color year round, vibrant red in Fall.
  • Upright, statuesque and architectural.

This native selection will delight you with multiple seasons of interest while simultaneously providing architecture and stature to your landscape!

Native Beauty: Embrace the beauty of nature with Red October Big Bluestem. As a native ornamental grass, it seamlessly integrates into any landscape, offering a touch of wilderness to your garden oasis.

Radiant Fall Color: Experience the breathtaking spectacle of autumn with vibrant red hues. Red October Big Bluestem transforms your garden into a canvas of fiery tones, captivating all who behold its splendor.

Year-Round Appeal: From spring to fall, delight in the ever-changing beauty of this native grass. Its attractive green foliage with striking red margins in spring transitions into a stunning display of fall blooms, ensuring your garden remains enchanting throughout the seasons.

Product Details

  • botanical nameAndropogon gerardii 'Red October' PPAF
  • flowering dateMid,Late Summer, Fall
  • flower formNone
  • foliage typeNarrow upright leaves
  • formPerennial
  • growth rateMedium
  • hardiness zone3-8
  • height5.8 - 6 feet
  • planting instructionsSet at the same level it is growing at in the container. Firm well and water in thoroughly.
  • pruningCut stems to the ground in late winter before new shoots appear.
  • restricted statesAE AK GU HI PR
  • shipping seasonFall
  • ship asPREMIUM 4"
  • soil requirementDry to Medium, well-drained soils
  • spacing22 - 24 inches
  • spread22 - 24 inches
  • sun exposureFull Sun, Partial Shade
  • winter careMulch +/- 2"

Shipping Schedule

When will my order ship?

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping timeframes outlined below:

2024 Fall Shipping Schedule
Zone Most Dormant Bareroot & Potted Perennials, and Shrubs
3A-4B 9/2/24 - 10/25/24
5A 9/2/24 - 10/25/24
5B 9/2/24 - 10/25/24
6A & 6B 9/2/24 - 10/25/24
7A 9/23/24 - 11/8/24
7B 9/23/24 - 11/8/24
8A & 8B 9/23/24 - 11/8/24
9A-9B 9/23/24 - 11/8/24
10A-10B 9/23/24 - 11/8/24
Last Order Date Zones 3A - 6B: 10/21/24
Zones 7A - 10B: 11/4/24

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