Sorghastrum nutans Thin Man PPAF
Thin Man Indiangrass
DetailsSorghastrum nutans Thin Man PPAF is a selected form of native Indiangrass. 'Thin Man' has very blue foliage and a narrow, very upright growing habit to the leaves and flower spikes. Blooming in late summer, the attractive bronze-colored flowers set lots of big seeds that feed songbirds and other seed-eating animals. 'Thin Man' was selected from a population of Indiangrass originally collected near Clovis, NM and is more xeric and tolerant of dry growing conditions than selections from the Mid-West. A Plant Select winner.
HBLZ821 (Plant - 2.5" deep pot) - Out of stock.
HBLZ851 (Plant - 5" deep pot) - Out of stock.
|Common Name||Thin Man Indiangrass|
|Botanical Name||Sorghastrum nutans Thin Man|
|Zones||4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9|
|Light Requirements||Full Sun|
|Mature Height||6' tall|
|Mature Spread||24-30" wide|
|Bloom Time||Late summer|
|Ships As||Potted Plant|
|Planting Time||Spring / Summer, Fall|
|Soil Type||Clay Soil, Sandy Soil, Average Soil|
|Soil Moisture||Drought Resistant / Waterwise|
|Amount of Rain||10 to 20", 20 to 30"|
|Advantages||Deer Resistant, Native, Adds Texture|
|Special Groups||High Country Gardens Introduction|
|Ideal Region||Coastal California, Southwest, West, Pacific Northwest|
|Neonicotinoid-Free||Yes - Learn More|
|Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada||No|
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