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Prairie Dropseed

Botanical Name
Sporobulus heterolepis
Min Zone
3
Max Zone
9
Height
2 to 3 feet
Width
2 to 3 feet
Flowers
Late summer: pink and brown
Fall Color
Gold
Light
Full sun to light shade
Soil
Medium to dry, well-drained
Planting & Care
  • Very drought tolerant
  • Tolerates a wide range of soil types, including clay and dry, rocky soils
  • Prairie dropseed is a slow growing grass that is slow to establish, but is well worth the wait for its fragrant flowers and arching habit that is also attractive to birds and other wildlife
Problems
None serious

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