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Sporobolus heterolepis (prairie dropseed)


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Prairie dropseed is a wonderful grass for the garden, mass plantings, erosion control, and it is also a shade tolerant grass. It does like it dry and makes for a wonderful addition in summer, fall or winter and spring if you don’t cut it back until it re emerges. It is also a host plant for 6 types of lepodoptera. You really can’t go wrong with this grass, with is’ts luch green foliage that is topped by golden seed heads in fall.

Sporobolus heterolepis (prairie dropseed)

  • Full Sun to Part Shade
  • Average to Dry Soil
  • 2′-4′ Height, 1.5′- 2′ Width
  • Supports Wildlife
  • Attracts Birds
  • Host Plant
  • Nesting Material
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Deer/Rabbit Resistant
  • Fall/Winter Interest
  • Meadow
  • Erosion Control
  • Low Maintenance
  • Salt Tolerant
  • Meadow 
  • Rain Garden

Order Online for Pickup at our Westport, MA farm. 

An additional handling charge may be applied at pickup. This is dependent on order quantity.

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