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Sporobolus heterolepisis

Common Name(s):
Prairie droopseed
Category:
Ornamental Grass
Comment:

Warm season grass; glossy green summer color; turns deep orange in late fall then fades to light copper; slow growing

Light:
Sun to light shade
Height:
15 in.
Zones:
4-8
Form:
Thread like leaves; dense, flowing mound; fine texture
Soil:
Tolerates a range of soils; very drought tolerant
Inflorescence:
Scented, open panicles held high above foliage in late summer

NCCES plant id: 663

Sporobolus heterolepisis Sporobolus heterolepisis