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Grass - Ornamental

Sporobolus heterolepis 'Tara'

Prairie Dropseed

Plant Type: Grass - Ornamental
Exposure: Sun Tolerant  
FULL Sun

A useful compact, vegetatively propagated selection of the native Prairie Dropseed. The flowers and vase-shaped habit of Tara are much more upright than the seed propagated species. Attractive orange red autumn color. Flowers are very aromatic. Elegant in the landscape in mass or as a specimen. Very drought tolerant.


Height

18-24"

Spread

24"

Growth Habit

THRILLER (upright)

Landscape Application:

Superb for landscape containers.

Sporobolus heterolepis 'Tara' Plant Care:

Prefers well-drained, amended soil.

Prairie Dropseed Characteristics & Attributes

Season of Interest
Mid Season (May - June)
Late Season (July - frost)
Soil Moisture Needs

Average
Moderate
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
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