Sorghastrum nutans (Indian Grass)

Sorghastrum nutans

Indian Grass

Clump-forming warm season grass with upright habit. Once part of the tallgrass prairie. Good cut flower. Cut back in late winter or early spring. Gold flowers at 4'-6

Height: 4-6 ft
Width: 18-24 in
Soil Conditions: Moist/Well Drained
Flower Color: Gold
Bloom Time: August,September
Hardiness Zone: 4 TO 9

Characteristics & Attributes for Sorghastrum nutans

Attributes

Fall Color
Rain Garden Sun

Attracts Wildlife

Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Wildlife

Critter Resistance

Deer Resistant

Plant Habit

Upright

Light Conditions

Sun

Native Plant Community

Dry Prairie
Mesic Prairie
Savanna

Bloom Time

August
September

Flower Color

Gold

Flower Hue

Medium

Flower Height

4' to 6'

Flower Type

Panicle

Foliage Color

Green

Leaf Texture

Medium

Prune Time

Jan/Feb/March

Flower Form

Single

Growth Rate

Fast