Photo Courtesy of Ball Horticultural Company

Andropogon gerardii Indian Warrior (Big Bluestem)

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Lustrous blooms of rich purple are produced in late summer on red-brown stems. The foliage turns from green to dark grey-purple once the cooler weather arrives. Fast growth rate.

Blooms late summer
5-6 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft wide
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Tolerant to juglone
Drought tolerant


Zone Zone 3
Exposure Full Sun
Moisture Low to Moderate Moisture
Native to Native Cultivar
Patent Info PP# 24,999