Photo Courtesy of Hoffman Nursery, Inc

Sorghastrum nutans Indian Steel (Blue Indian Grass )

This perennial grass features an upright mound of slender, blue-green blades topped with feathery, light brown flower panicles. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late summer
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
3-5 ft tall x 2-3 ft wide
Attracts birds and butterflies
Deer and rabbit resistant
Tolerant to juglone
Drought tolerant


Zone Zone 4
Exposure Full Sun
Moisture Low to Moderate Moisture
Native to Native Cultivar