Karl Forester Grass

Status: Out of Stock
Mature Height: 24 to 36 inches
Mature Spread: 24 to 48 inches
Proper Name: Sporobolus heterolepis

Collections: In the Greenhouse, New Blooms Local Stock

Product type: Perennial

Tags: Deer Resistant, Dry Conditions, Full Sun, Ornamental Leaves


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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 Color:N/A
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.

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