Sorghastrum nutans Sioux Blue

Indian Grass

Type: Perennials,Grasses
Height: Tall 5-6' (6-7' in flower) (Plant 24" apart)
Bloom Time: Early Summer to Late Summer
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Mostly Sunny
Zones: 4-8   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Clay
Flower / Accent: Not Applicable /
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep
One of North America's most beautiful native grasses. Upright stiff blue stems launch golden brown seed fronds. Sorghastrum Sioux Blue provides a stunning contrast with gray-blue foliage and chestnut plumes.

Features to Note:

  • Good for Dried Flowers
  • Wet Site Tolerant
  • Deer Resistant
  • For a Sunny Spot
  • Web Only

Sorghastrum General Information:

Sorghastrum are noted for their narrow, upright habit and metallic blue foliage. Tolerant of a wide range of soils. Native to North American Prairies. Ornamental grasses are restricted from Oregon.

Sorghastrum Plant Care:

Can be divided in spring when needed. Cut back in early spring to 3-4 before new growth appears.

$10.95 ea.
(3+) $10.50 ea.
Fall 2014
Plant Code: SOSB