Photo courtesy of Emerald Coast Growers

Sorghastrum nutans Golden Sunset® (Yellow Prairie Grass)

Wide deep olive-green leaves form a solid base with numerous long yellow and golden-bronze seedheads rising above when in bloom. Flower panicles turn a chestnut colour as they mature. Clumping upright habit, does not fall over.

3-5 ft tall x 2-3 ft spread

HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)

Drought tolerant 

Deer resistant 




Zone 3
Exposure Full Sun
Moisture Moderate/Low
Patent Info PP33776