Sporobolus heterolepis

  • Adds Texture & Motion,
  • Long Lived Native,
  • Great for Meadows

Ships in Spring by USDA Zone

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Sporobolus heterolepis

  • Adds Texture & Motion,
  • Long Lived Native,
  • Great for Meadows

Ships in Spring by USDA Zone

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(Prairie Dropseed) Create a mass of beauty with Sporobolus heterolepis or also known as Prairie Dropseed. Planted in mass or as a border, Sporobolus heterolepis will add texture, motion, and beauty to your garden. Standing 2-3 foot tall and wide, Sporobolus heterolepis is a long lived native perennial grass that grows well in hot and dry areas with full sun. In the late season the foliage takes on a golden yellow color. Enjoy the rustling of birds as they enjoy the seeds Sporobolus heterolepis produces. This deer resistant variety is perfect in meadows and rock gardens alike.

Sporobolus heterolepis
Common Name: Prairie Dropseed
Plant Type: Perennial
Brand: American Beauties Native Plants
Hardiness Zone: 3, 5, 6, 7, 8What is my zone?
Max Height: 2 – 3 Feet
Max Spread: 2 – 3 Feet
Exposure: Full Sun (+6 hrs.)
Nature Attractions: Songbirds
Critter Resistance: Deer
Soil Moisture Needs: Moderate
Attributes: Cut Flower or Foliage, Deciduous, Drought Tolerant, Native
Design Use: Border, Ground Cover, Massing, Specimen
Season of Interest (Foliage): Spring, Summer, Fall
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