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Sporobolus Heterolepis (1 gallon)
Sporobolus Heterolepis (1 gallon)
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Sporobolus Heterolepis (1 gallon)

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Sporobolus heterolepis, called prairie dropseed, is a clump-forming, warm season, perennial grass which typically occurs in prairies, glades, open ground and along railroads. This is a prairie grass that is native from Quebec to Saskatchewan south to Colorado, Texas and Connecticut. Fine-textured, hair-like, medium green leaves (to 20” long and 1/16” wide) typically form an arching foliage mound to 15” tall and 18” wide. Foliage turns golden with orange hues in fall, fading to light bronze in winter. Open, branching flower panicles appear on slender stems which rise well above the foliage clump in late summer to 30-36" tall. Flowers have pink and brown tints, but are perhaps most noted for their unique fragrance (hints of coriander).
Height: 2 - 3'
Spread: 2 - 3'
Spacing: 2 - 3'
Exposure: Full Sun (6+ Hours)
Blooms: Late Summer to Fall