Andropogon gerardii 'Karl’s Cousin'
Karl's Cousin Big Blue Stem

 Plant Type:
 Hardiness:
 Flowers:
Purple (Finger-like clusters)
 Foliage:
Green (Fade to reddish bronze in fall)
 Ultimate Height:
6 feet
 Ultimate Spread:
3 feet
 Light Requirements:
 Soil:
average, dry to medium well-dreained soils
 Diagnostic Characteristics:
'Cousin Karl' has a tight and upright habit. Its blades turn to shades of purple and blue going into the fall. The flowers are shaped like a turkey foot with three long flower clusters about 4 inches long and have a purplish color. The stems with flattened leaves are 2 feet long and 3/8 of an inch wide. The flowering stems are taller at 4-8 feet tall.
 Special Characteristics:

Additional Information

This grass is a self seeder and has a large root system. Very drought tolerant once established and is very easily maintained.

4 Andropogon gerardii 'Karl’s Cousin' found

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= Heritage plant = Memorial plant
Number Accession ID Location
12017_00376*AHCR
22017_00374*AHCR
32017_00409*AHCR
42017_00368*AHCR

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