Big Bluestem
Big Bluestem

Big Bluestem 'Red October'


  • A fresh palette of colors ... foliage is deep green with burgundy highlights in spring with the red shades becoming more prominent as the plant matures. After first frost, foliage changes to a beautiful scarlet-red.
  • Can reach up to 6 feet with red-tinted blooms
  • Combine with mixed perennials in the landscape and use its height and stunning fall color as an accent
  • Also a great choice for meadows


  • Botanical Name: Andropogon gerardii
  • Common Name: Red October Big Bluestem
  • Flower Color: Red
  • Height: 4 Feet/6 Feet with Plumes
  • Width: 2 Feet
  • Season of Bloom: Fall
  • Light Preference: Full Sun
  • Hardiness Zone: 3 - 9

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