Sporobolus heterolepis ~ Prairie Dropseed
Sporobolus heterolepis ~ Prairie Dropseed

Prairie Dropseed

Sporobolus heterolepis

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Prairie Dropseed is a clump-forming native  grass w with fine hair-like arching medium green foliage that turns shades of bronze and orange in fall before fading to light bronze for winter.   Open branching panicles grow above the foliage with fragrant pink and brown flowers in summer and drop in fall.  Grows best in  full sun and dry to medium well-drained soils.  Drought tolerant.

Type: 

Orn. Grass

Origins:

Midwest and NE N. America

Height: 

2’-3'

Spread: 

2'-3'

Spacing: 

2’

USDA Hardiness Zone: 

3-9

Culture: 

  Full Sun

Bloom Color: 

Pink

Season of Interest: 

Summer,  Fall 

MAINTENANCE NEEDS:  Low maintenance plant. 

LANDSCAPE USES: Accents or Group Plantings Borders Naturalized Areas Woodland Garden Rock Gardens Xeriscape Native Gardens Groundcover, and Containers.

COMPANION PLANTS:  Allium, Tickseed, Phlox

Image:  User:BotBln, Sporobolus heterolepis WisconsinStrain BotGardBln07122011C, CC BY-SA 3.0

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