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Sporobolus heterolepis

Prairie Dropseed

Fine-textured, emerald-green leaves produce a magnificent fountain that is topped with pinkish blooms followed by pale golden seed heads that smell like fresh cilantro or butterd popcorn (depending on your nose). Native prairie grass.


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Status: Ready
Availability: Available
$16.79
Commercial Login
  • Category:Grasses
  • Hardiness Zone:3-9
  • Height:24-48 Inches
  • Spread:18-24 Inches
  • Bloom Color: Gold

Happy in full sun with average to dry soils. Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Self-sows.

Attracts Wildlife
Songbirds
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Exposure
Full Sun
Sun/Light Shade
Soil Moisture Preference
Dry
Well-Drained
Moist/Well-Drained
Flowering Months
July
August
September
Foliage Color
Green