Spartina bakeri ~ Sand Cordgrass

Sand Cordgrass

Spartina bakeri

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Sand Cordgrass is a tall dense clumping-forming coastal  native  grass with wiry arching foliage that has light green undersides and darker green tops and turns creamy soft browns in fall.  The flowers and seedheads are inconspicuous.  Grows best in  full sun and moist to wet soils. Lightly drought tolerant once established.

Type: 

Orn. Grass

Origins:

Southeast N. America; GA Native

Height: 

3’ - 6'

Spread: 

3' - 6'

Spacing: 

4’

USDA Hardiness Zone: 

6 - 9

Culture: 

Full Sun

Bloom Color: 

Brown

Season of Interest: 

Year-Round

MAINTENANCE NEEDS:  Low maintenance plant.  Cut to ground late winter or early spring before new growth.  It can grow in poor, dry, infertile soils.

LANDSCAPE USES: Accents or Group Plantings Borders Naturalized Areas Woodland Garden,  Ponds and Streams, Wetlands,  Native Gardens Groundcover, and Containers.

COMPANION PLANTS:   Arrowhead, Swamp Milkweed, Cattail

IMAGE: Robert H. Mohlenbrock. USDA SCS. 1991. Southern wetland flora: Field office guide to plant species. South National Technical Center, Fort Worth. Courtesy of USDA NRCS Wetland Science Institute., Spartina bakeri.

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