Sporobolus heterolepis

Sporobolus heterolepis


Northern Dropseed Category:



Soil: Mesic (Medium) to Xeric (Dry)
Sun: Full – Part
Height: 3′
Type: Warm season, perennial , bunch grass.


Suggested Uses:

This is a very attractive warm-season, medium-height,  clump forming grass. It grows in dry, sandy and gravelly soils, as well as in well-drained garden soil. It is an excellent choice for many landscape projects! It has beautiful arching foliage and delicate paniculate seed-heads. The green foliage gives way to a rich golden to orange color in the fall.  Simply beautiful!

Interesting Facts:

Wildlife: Sparrows and songbirds enjoy the seeds!
Other info:
Other Names: Prairie Dropseed

Additional information

Weight 1 lbs

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