Prairie Dropseed

$5.50

Sporobolus heterolepis

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Plant in 2.5 x 2.5 x 3.5 inch plastic pot

Light: full sun
Moisture: dry to medium
Soil: sandy loam, clay loam
Mature Height: 2 feet

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Description

Great slow growing, short grass that will not overtake your garden. Nice groundcover for hot and dry areas with a unique fragrance that resembles coriander. Beautiful in rock gardens and provides the background to accentuate other perennials. Easy to grow and tolerates a variety of soils, including dry rocky soil and heavy clays. Mature seeds drop on the ground in fall but does not easily self-seed. Deer tolerant.

Ontario Hardiness Zone: 3 to 7 (Find out your Hardiness Zone here)

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Additional information

Weight0.10 kg
Dimensions6 × 6 × 30 cm
Light Requirements

Full Sun

Moisture Requirements

Dry, Medium

Soil Requirements

Clay Loam, Sandy Loam, Clay Loam to Sandy Loam

Pollinators

Birds

Flower Colour

light pink, Brown

Bloom Period

Fall

Fall Colours

Brown, Orange