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Indian Grass - Sorghastrum nutans

Regular price $7.50

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Phonetic:  sor-GAS-trum NU-tans

Indian grass is hardy and easy to care for. It’s also relatively fast-growing and can get quite tall. Overall, Indian grass is a low-maintenance plant that can provide you with visual interest if you want to establish an informal meadow in your yard. It typically doesn’t need much attention to keep it healthy and growing well, making it the ideal choice for novice gardeners. This grass is an excellent choice for any area that needs permanent low-maintenance landscaping. You might need to do some extra weeding after planting, but after that, this is one of the easiest plants you will ever care for. It tolerates drought and heavy rainfall, so it can survive in harsh environments.

  • Hardiness: 3-9
  • Native Northeast Region:  USDA Database
  • Sun Exposure:  Full to Part Sun
  • Flower Color:  Yellow
  • Bloom Time:  August, September
  • Soil Type:  Medium to Dry
  • Mature Plant Size:  6'H, 2W
  • Plant Spacing:  2-3'
  • Host: Pepper and Salt Skipper
  • Attracts:  Birds, Butterflies
  • Advantages: Deer tolerant, drought resistant, dried flower, winter interest, tolerates various soils
  • Landscape Uses: Meadow, mass planting, accent plant, butterfly garden
  • Companion Plants: Butterfly Weed, Sweet Coneflower, Blanket Flower, Golden Alexanders