Sorghastrum nutans 'Sioux Blue' /Blue Indian Grass

Sorghastrum nutans 'Sioux Blue'  / Sorghastrum nutans 'Sioux Blue'
Attractive silvery-blue foliage and reddish colored flowers
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Attractive silvery-blue foliage and reddish colored flowers


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Scientific Name: Sorghastrum nutans 'Sioux Blue'
Common Name: Blue Indian Grass
Plant Type: Deciduous
Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 2 -3 feet
Bloom time: Summer, Fall
Flower color: Red
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Comments: This ornamental grass produces attractive silvery-blue foliage and flowers in summer and fall in shades of red. It can be used as a single specimen and in massed plantings. As with most of the ornamental grasses cut back old foliage in mid to late winter. Is tolerant of a wide range of growing conditions provided there is ample sunlight. Is quite drought hardy once well established.