Broomsedge Bluestem Picture

This attractive clump-forming grass produces tawny bronze seed heads with white silky hairs attached to the seeds in late summer, leaf blades up to 1' long are attached to branching stems, plants turn a rich gold in late fall & winter, tolerant of poor soil (even clay!) & drought, salt tolerant, seeds in easily, good bird nesting cover, birds eat the seeds, food plant for the Cobweb Skipper (Hesperia metea), Zabulon Skipper (Poanes zabulon) butterfly caterpillar.

Dry To Average
Full Sun
1.5 to 5 foot tall
Plant Hardiness Zones: 3a-8b
Perennial
Deer Resistant

Native Range: MA & ON to s. IL, MO, KA, FL & TX

Germination - Easy: Cold stratify 12 weeks

Broomsedge Bluestem Seed Packet $4.00

*We normally carry this item but are temporarily sold out. We expect to have it available again as soon as our plants in production reach sufficient size/maturity or we harvest more seed. In some cases, plants may be recovering from caterpillar damage (Monarchs love our Milkweed), wind or hail damage, rampaging woodchucks, downed trees, or other natural issues. We are constantly updating our web site so please check back again.

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Broomsedge Bluestem Drawing


Broomsedge Bluestem Picture