Sorghastrum nutans (Indian Grass)
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Sorghastrum nutans (NGN)

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
ITEM # CROP IMAGE SIZE CURRENT AVAIL
22691.1G #1 1307
22691.38 38 Flat 76
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Characteristics & Attributes

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
Flower Color
Gold
Flower Hue
Medium
Flower Height
4' to 6'
Flower Type
Panicle
Foliage Color
Green
Leaf Texture
Medium
Divide
Every Five Years or Longer
Prune Time
Jan/Feb/March
Flower Form
Single
Flower Size
6" to 10"
Growth Rate
Fast

Possible Substitution Plants

Rudbeckia subtomentosa
Rudbeckia laciniata