The foliage of 'Indian Warrior' will transition to red then smoky purple beginning in midsummer.. In late summer, purple seedheads are produced on reddish stems. The clump turns almost completely red in October. Adaptable to any soil situation.
The horizontal eyelash-like chartreuse flowers appear in mid-summer and age to blonde seed heads by fall. They are held on the plant right through the winter to provide many months of interest. Grows in a wide range of soil types.