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Sporobolus heterolepsis

Fine deciduous grass with bright green foliage in summer turning bronze in the autumn. Taller stems of graceful flower heads in late summer. Needs sunny spot in well-drained soil. Good drought tolerant grass. Can be slow to grow. Hardy. Flower stems up to 1m.

At a glance

Common Name
prairie dropseed
Type
Ornamental grass
Height
90cm to 1.2m
Spread Rate
Slow
Flowering
Late Summer
Soil Type
Drained, Dry
Aspect
Sun

Sue's Notes

Often used by Piet Oudolf in his flowering meadow planting.

 
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