Sporobolus heterolepis

Prairie Dropseed

Categories: Ornamental Grasses , Perennials


Interesting Notes:

This classic native grass provides a brilliant fountain of fine-textured, gracefully arching, emerald green leaves. Fragrant, airy flowers grow on slender stalks. Prefers well-drained soil. Slow grower, low maintenance. Grows 12-24" tall.


Height:

1-2 Ft

Spread:

1-2 Ft

Hardiness Zone:

3-9
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Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes:

  • Native Plant
  • Attracts Birds
  • Fragrant

Exposure:

  • Full Sun

Foliage Color:

  • Green

Fall Foliage Color:

  • Golden-Yellow
  • Orange

Flower Characteristics:

  • Brown
  • Pink

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Fall

Habit:

  • Arching

Growth Rate:

  • Slow

Soil Moisture:

  • Adaptable to Various Soils
  • Well Drained