This native prairie grass is prized for it's showy fountain of soft foliage. It is excellent for border planting and as individual accent plants. In the fall it the fall it forms seedpods that drop from the stems - for those looking for a true North American native this grass originates from the midwestern prairie.
*Photo Credit: Walter Gardens
|Bloom Period:||Early Summer|
|Genus & Species:||Sporobolus heterolepis|
|Mature Height:||24 to 36 inches|
|Mature Spread:||24 to 48 inches|
|Plant Spacing:||24 inches or more|
|Planting Depth:||Crown even with the soil|
|Planting Time:||Spring or Fall Planting|
|Soil Type:||Well drained soil|
|Sun Exposure:||Full Sun|
|Zone:||3 to 8|
General care for any tree or shrub is easy, please educate yourself and follow these simple rules.
Caring for Karl Forester Grass
Prairie dropseed is a native grass that is easily grown in sandy, dry, well drained areas.