Prairie Dropseed


Sporobolus heterolepis

  • Full SunFull Sun
  • Dry to Medium
  • Sand Loam, Clay Loam

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Plant in 2.5 x 2.5 x 3.5 inch plastic pot

A great, slow growing, short grass that will not overtake your garden. Its a nice groundcover for hot and dry areas with a unique fragrance that resembles coriander. It is 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 plant does not easily self-seed. Deer tolerant. 

Growing Habits

Mature Height: 2 feet

Mature Spread: 2 feet

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