Indian Grass

Indian Grass

Sorghastrum nutans 


An essential Tallgrass prairie species, Indian Grass produces dramatic, silky, golden brown seed heads that attract birds. Larval host plant for several butterfly species. Becoming popular with gardeners. Tolerates clay. Lovely in dried flower arrangements.

  • Characteristics

    Type: Perennial

    Height: 3-6 Feet

    Blooms: August to October

    Bloom Colour: Brown

  • Growth Conditions

    Light: Full Sun

    Soil: Dry to Moist, Sandy/Gravel, Clay & Average

    Habitat: Moist or Dry Prairies, Open Woods & Fields

Pot Sizes

Nursery Location:

(Ignatius Jesuit Centre)

5420 Hwy 6 

Guelph ON 

N1H 6J2

Phone: 519-760-0055


Mailing Address:

2 Cassino Avenue

Guelph, ON

N1E 2H8

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