Sorghastrum nutans 'Sioux Blue'

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Indian Grass

USDA Hardiness Zone 4

This clump forming grass exhibits blue-gray foliage that matures to yellow then a burnt orange color in the fall.

Height

24-48 Inches

Spread

24-48 Inches

Color

Yellow/Gold/Bronze

Bloom Time

August-September

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

This warm season native is subject to a wide variation of sizes depending on how happy it is in its surroundings.

When to Divide

spring or fall

Good Companions

Fall Aster (Aster ), Coneflower (Echinacea Big Sky), Queen of the Prairie (Filipendula rubra), Daylily (Hemerocallis ), Rose Mallow (Hibiscus ), Cardinal Flower (Lobelia ), Bee Balm (Monarda ), Obedient Plant (Physostegia virginiana), Shining Coneflower (Rudbeckia nitida)

Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes & Uses
Ground Cover
Cut Flowers
Dried Flowers
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Exposure
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Blue-Gray
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Fall
Winter
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Winter
Fall
Soil Moisture Preference
Rich
Moist
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