Sorghastrum nutans 'Indian Steel' (Blue Indian Grass)
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Sorghastrum nutans 'Indian Steel'

Blue Indian Grass

Non-invasive clump of steely blue-green leaves, long and narrow tan colored spikes fall into winter. Foliage turns yellow in fall and retains some gold through winter.
Height: 4-6 ft
Width: 24-36 in
Soil Conditions: Moist/Well Drained
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: August,September
Hardiness Zone: 4 TO 9
ITEM # CROP IMAGE SIZE CURRENT AVAIL
21985.1G #1 1215
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Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes
Drought Tolerant
Fall Color
Rain Garden Sun
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Plant Habit
Upright
Light Conditions
Sun
Flower Color
Yellow
Flower Hue
Medium
Flower Height
4' to 6'
Flower Type
Panicle
Foliage Color
Blue
Leaf Texture
Medium
Divide
Every Third Year
Prune Time
Jan/Feb/March
Growth Rate
Average
Origin
North America

Possible Substitution Plants

Panicum virgatum 'Rotstrahlbusch'
Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Karl Foerster'
Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Overdam'
Panicum virgatum 'Haense Herms'
Miscanthus sinensis 'Purpurascens'