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Chasmanthium latifolium Chasmanthium latifolium

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Chasmanthium latifolium

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  • Full Sun to Full Shade,
  • Adds Motion,
  • Copper Seed Heads,
Common Name:Northern Sea Oats
Plant Type:Perennial
Brand:American Beauties Native Plants
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8 What is my zone?
Height:3 - 3 Feet
Spread:2 - 3 Feet
Exposure:Full Shade (0-4 hrs.)
Full Sun (+6 hrs.)
Part Shade (4-6 hrs.)
Nature Attractions:Butterflies, Songbirds

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(Northern Sea Oats) A native grass variety, Chasmanthium latifolium, or commonly known as Northern Sea Oats, adds beauty and texture to the garden and landscape. Standing up to 3 feet tall, Chasmanthium latifolium has bamboo like foliage, with clusters of dropping seed heads that appear late summer. With the slightest wind, the seed heads of Chasmanthium flutter in the breeze. Starting off green, the seed heads turn a coppery color by late summer. A perfect specimen for cut flower arrangements, Chasmanthium latifolium adds texture and beauty to the garden and decor alike. Planted in full sun to full shade, this drought tolerant variety is a warm season grass.
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Chasmanthium latifolium

Common Name Northern Sea Oats
USDA Hardiness Zone 5, 6, 7, 8
Plant Type Perennial
Brand American Beauties Native Plants
Sun Exposure Full Shade (0-4 hrs.), Full Sun (+6 hrs.), Part Shade (4-6 hrs.)
Soil Moisture Needs Dry, Moderate, Moist
Nature Attractions Butterflies, Songbirds
Attributes Cut Flower or Foliage, Deciduous, Dried Flower, Drought Tolerant, Native
Design Use Massing, Specimen

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