Sporobolus heterolepis (Prairie Dropseed Grass)
Sporobolus heterolepis (Prairie Dropseed Grass)
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Sporobolus heterolepis

Prairie Dropseed Grass

Plant Type: Grass

This native clumping grass can be used as a matrix planting for a meadow or prairie, or even a lawn substitute.

  • A tough, clumping, native prairie grass
  • Fine textured foliage that turns golden yellow in fall
  • Fragrant pinkish brown flowers

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Mature Height:

2-3 ft

Mature Spread:

2-3 ft

Zone:

3-9

Sporobolus heterolepis Characteristics & Attributes:

Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Sun
Dry Soil
Average Water
Well-Drained
Fragrant
Low Maintenance
Drought Tolerant
Mass Planting
Ornamental Grass
Fast Growing
Native
Ground Cover
Heat Tolerant
Landscape Characteristics
Fragrance
Flowers
Foliage Color
Specialty Use
Wildlife Garden
Classification by Use
Drought Tolerant
Mass Planting
Groundcover
Native
Habit
Mounding
Clumping
Foliage
Fall Color
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Fall
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Fall
Summer
Spring
Growth Rate
Fast
Foliage Color
Yellow
Green
Gold
Attributes
Rock Garden
Erosion Control
Fall Color
Naturalizing