'Red October' Big Bluestem Grass (Andropogon gerardii) is a striking ornamental native prairie grass. Red tipped green leaves emerge in spring later darkening to deep purple and then a bright scarlet in autumn. Questions? Plants grow 4-5 foot tall. Deep green foliage with red highlights in spring, red deepening in fall, turning bright scarlet red with first frost. Email me when this plant is available. Andropogon gerardii 'Indian Warrior' (PP24999) Big Blue Stem. Plants grow 4-5 foot tall. Patent No: PP#26,283 Height: 4-6 ft Width: 24-36 in Deepens to a scarlet red for fall color. Red October Andropogon (Andropogon gerardii 'Red October') an-dro-PO-gon jer-AR-dee-eye 'Red October' Deciduous Perennial in the Poaceae Family Plant Data: Mature Size: 4 - 6 feet tall. Sold Out. Plants and garden accessories available for … The first frost brings on the vivid, scarlet red, fall color. Adding to the interest: red flowers on red stems. 21 Search Results. In autumn, the color changes to burgundy. Send by email Printer-friendly version. Andropogon gerardii ‘Red October’ (G-0539) SOLD OUT! Many more fall flowering and foliage plants have been added to my App, Armitage's Greatest Garden Plants, available on both Google Play & iTunes. Andropogon gerardii 'Red October' 'Red October' is a show stopper with year-round beauty. The leaves are narrow with an upright habit. The deep green foliage of Andropogon ’Red October’ darkens to purple in late summer, then vivid scarlet in autumn for spectacular late-season color. Foliage: Green with red highlights, turns scarlet red in fall. Grass Andropogon Red October. Andropogon gerardii 'Red October' 'Red October' is a show stopper with year round beauty. Andropogon ‘Red October’ Another newcomer for me as we’re three years in. Login or Signup today! Jun 12, 2016 - Andropogon gerardii 'Red October' when it first starts growing - tip w/ burgundy right from the get go: Z3, 5x2', #sun, dry-ave, tolerates #clay & #salt; #UprightClump, early summer green leaves are tipped w/ #burgundy & #plum then as summer … Upright, grows 5 to 6 feet tall and 2 to 4 feet wide. The foliage emerges in spring with reddish highlights. Wherever land has been disturbed, Andropogon grasses are … Please Login to use the "Wishlist" Feature. Discover the beautiful perennials and graceful grasses grown by Santa Rosa Gardens. Use Andropogon 'Red October' to add a long season of interest. The fall the foliage turns a bright scarlet red … Leaves begin deep green with red highlights in the spring. Red October (Andropogon gerardii 'Red October'): Another cultivar with good color. Andropogon gerardii 'Red October' Red October Big Blue Stem. Andropogon gerardii 'Blackhawks' (PP27949, EUPBRAF) Blackhawks Big Blue Stem. ‘Red October’ is a little short with brighter green leaves that turn a brilliant red in fall. Growth Habit: 2-4’ in height (5-6′ with flower). Andropogon – Red October (PPAF) (Ornamental Grass) The ‘Red October’ has green foliage with red highlights in spring that turn scarlet red in fall. In summer the foliage is a lush, deep green. This native ornamental grass is tough like the species. Even the turkey-foot shaped seed heads of Red October Big Bluestem are shades of red. Shorter species with exceptional clumping and upright growth habit. Andropogon gerardii 'Red October' Andropogon gerardii 'Red October' Scientific Name: Andropogon L. (Poaceae) gerardii Vitm. [ More Info] Andropogon virginicus. Call 1-800-374-5035. Andropogon 'Red October' Miscanthus 'Purpurascens' Calamagrostis 'Karl Foerster' gerardii 'Red October' PP 26283 Andropogon gerardii 'Red October' is a tall, clumping, upright and highly ornamental grass. Suitable Substitutions for Andropogon gerardii 'Red October' Imperata cylindrica 'Rubra' Japanese Blood Grass. 'Red October' Nursery Availability 1 - 21 of 21. Red October Big Bluestem Andropogon gerardii 'Red October' PP26283. Windwalker® (Andropogon gerardii 'PWIN01S'): Leaves are gray-blue in summer and maroon in fall. BOTANICAL NAME Andropogon gerardii ‘Red October’ COMMON NAME Red October Big Blue Stem DESCRIPTION ‘Red October’ a cultivar of the Minnesota native Big Blue Stem that can grow to six feet tall. Andropogon, also known as Turkey's Foot or Big Bluestem, is a native grass originating in North American prairies. The key characteristics that differentiates it from the parent speci Free shipping on all plant orders! . 24 - 36 inches wide. A sun lover, ‘Rain Dance’ grows to 6 feet tall and is hardy in Zones 3 to 9. The red increases and deepens into the fall season. This stunning, large bluestem cultivar adds architectural interest and a injects a dose of rich scarlet color that contrasts beautifully with the tawny browns and greys of autumn. Has burgundy red seed heads in late summer and persist into winter. Big Bluestem is a warm-season prairie grass that does not need to overwinter to germinate so, yes, sow seed on a prepared (weed free) site late fall through next spring. Big Bluestem. Bloom Time: Mid Summer. The foliage color is off the charts already. This new Big Bluestem cultivar was originally chosen for its narrow leaves and upright habit, but it’s the foliage color everyone is talking about. ‘Blackhawks’ is an exciting new stand-out cultivar grown as a seedling of Andropogon gerardii ‘Red October.’ The upright foliage starts dark green but begins to turn purple in August as nights cool and is nearly black by late September. Here we have Andropogon ‘Red October’. #A17100. This recent Intrinsic Perennial Garden introduction is quickly earning kudos for its spectacular shades of red and long-lived amenable character. Fall seed heads are ‘turkey-foot’ shaped and also in shades of red. Excellent planted in mixed-perennial, fall-blooming borders, where a height is desired. Dark green summer foliage turns purple-red in fall and then eventually bright scarlet-red after the first frost. Seems slower to establish but it will be worth the wait. Wow, the color . Andropogon gerardii 'Red October' December 31, 2019 / Art Form Nurseries. Burgundy red flowers bloom in August. Andropogon gerardii 'Red October' Zaloguj się Zarejestruj się Zapisz się do newslettera Informacje o sklepie Nowość Andropogon gerardii 'Red October' Ocena: (0) Dodaj opinie. . 20,57 zł. Andropogon gerardii 'Red October' PP26283 Bluestem - Big 'Red October' Big Bluestem is an exciting color breakthrough for this tough native grass. Five Big bluestem Red October - Ornamental Grasses Andropogon gerardii Red October Deep green foliage darkens to purple in late summer, then vivid scarlet in autumn for spectacular late-season color. It has burgundy red seed heads that appear in late summer and persist into winter. Andropogon gerardii Big Blue Stem . The foliage emerges in spring with reddish highlights. Burgundy-red flowers bloom in August. PP27,949 awarded on April 25, 2017 to Intrinsic Perennial Gardens, Inc. Andropogon gerardii 'Red October' Andropogon gerardii 'Red October' pp26283 Big Blue Stem. This native ornamental grass is tough like the species, but with a red-themed twist. gone n: a common field grass, is one of nature's remarkable adaptations to stress and change. Red hues even in spring and then dark red in fall. The effect is stunning, especially when planted in mixed-perennial, fall-blooming borders, where a 6’ height is an asset. (PPAF) Big Blue Stem. Use in mixed borders, massed on its own or with other grasses, or grow with other native plants to create a naturalized setting. Slightly shoter than the straight species, has deep green foliage with red highlights. The leaves are tipped with burgundy and held on tall upright green stems in summer. A Prairie Moon • October 15 Hi Elise. Only a few blooms to date. Well-suited either to naturalising in a broad swath or growing in a small clump, this bright red stunner will never fail to delight! After several frosts, the color becomes more scarlet. Summer leaves are green tipped with red. ‘Blackhawks’ is an exciting new stand-out cultivar grown as a seedling of Andropogon gerardii ‘Red October.’ The upright foliage starts dark green but begins to turn purple in August as nights cool and is nearly black by late September. Burgundy red flowers bloom in August while the foliage takes on a purple-red hue. A seedling of Andropogon gerardii 'Red October', this exciting new release from Intrinsic Perennial Gardens has dark green upright foliage that begins to turn red in the cool nights of August and becomes a ravishing nearly black color by September. Once you get a frost the foliage turns candy-apple-red. About 3′ to 4′ in height but should reach 6′ to 7′. 4’ -6’ Tall 2’ -3’ Wide Perennial Grass Full Sun ‘Red October’ loves sun and reaches heights of 5 to 6 feet. Red October Big Bluestem Red October Big Bluestem has deep green foliage with red highlights in the spring, then it becomes a deep red in the fall, and finally turns bright scarlet red with first frost. Andropogon Gerardii Red October, or Big Blue Stem Grass, is a tough ornamental grass which will put on a spectacular show every year in your garden. Mar 13, 2016 - Andropogon gerardii ‘Red October’ a color-palooza right now (Sept - upstate NY-NJ) ... slower to establish for me - after 3yrs, still only 3-4'H (looks like a fair bit of shade though - who knows how much sun it gets - but the more the better & prob the more colour) Burgundy red flowers bloom in August while the foliage takes on a purple red hue. In summer the foliage is a lush, deep green. 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