- 2023 Indiana Natives
- Grass - Indian (Sorghastrum nutans)
Grass - Indian (Sorghastrum nutans)
Golden stems and large seed heads provide ample color and texture to plantings and birds will enjoy the seeds come fall. Plants are wind-pollinated and tolerant of a wide range of soils including heavy clays. A dominate grass in the prairie. Vigorous growth habit. Typically grows 3-5' tall.
Sun Exposure - Full, Partial
Soil Moisture - Medium, Medium-Dry, Dry
Height - 6 feet
Bloom Time - August, September
Photo courtesy of Prairie Moon Nursery.