About Wild Big Bluestem

Seed from Polk County, Minn.

About Bluestem, Big

Vertical stems in a dense clump. Known for its three-pronged "turkey-foot" seed heads in late summer. From the prairie and savanna, it's drought-tolerant, reliably perennial, and adaptable. Best in lean soil. Emerges in late spring.

Pot Size & Price
2.5-in. pot
$3.00
Height
60"–92"
Sunlight Exposure
Full Sun Partial Sun
Catalog
G002
Plant Traits
Birds
Minnesota Native

Other varieties of Bluestem, Big

Little bluestem Blackhawks, very dark upright grass
Photo from Walter's Gardens

Blackhawks

Catalog
G003