Plant Library

Grass Indian nutans

Common Name: Grass Indian

Botanical Name: Sorghastrum

Variety: nutans

Blossom Color: N/A

Bloom Time: Aug-Sep

Zone: 3 to 9

Exposure: Sun or part Sun

Mature Height: 6'

Mature Width: 2-3'

Notes: Adds color to native plantings with large bronze colored seeds and golden stems. Birds will enjoy eating the seeds. Can be aggressive and spreads by rhizomes, so give it space. Beneficial for grasshoppers, caterpillars and birds.