March 22, 2010
big bluestem andropogon gerardii ftimg

PLANT PROFILE:
Big Bluestem

Big Bluestem Andropogon gerardii Description & Overview A monarch of the native prairie grasses! Big Bluestem forms large clumps with blue-green to silvery-blue foliage that changes to attractive shades of bronze and reddish-copper with the first frost. In late August purplish flower spikes emerge producing distinctive three-parted seed heads. A […]
January 31, 2010
prairie dropseed sporobolus heterolepis ftimg

PLANT PROFILE:
Prairie Dropseed

Prairie Dropseed Sporobolus heterolepis Description & Overview A most beautiful, warm season, clump forming native prairie grass! Prairie Dropseed forms cascading tufts of emerald-green foliage with airy, popcorn scented seed heads. Excellent heat and drought tolerance makes this a great choice for tough, dry sites. Core Characteristics Wisconsin Native: Yes […]