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Prairie Dropseed

Prairie Dropseed

Sporobolus heterolepis

Height: 2 to 3'

Container Size: Quart

Bloom Time: August to October

Bloom Color: Pink and Brown-Tinted

Soil Moisture: Dry to Medium

Soil Type: Average, dry to medium, well-drained.

Light Requirements: Full sun

Hardiness Zone: 3,4,5,6,7,8,9

Other Names: Sporobolus heterolepis

Featured Plant Category: Rain Gardens

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$9.99

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Description

Prairie Dropseed (Sporobolus heterolepis) likes average, well-drained soil. It has airy spikes of fragrant, pale pink flowers that bloom in late summer and early fall. Mature seed heads turn a beautiful golden yellow. The emerald, green foliage is fine-textured, turning golden/orange in fall in a clump forming, upright habit. Great to use in prairie or border garden or for mass planting. Spreading 12”-15” with a flowering height of 30”-36”.


 

Additional information

Height

2 to 3'

Container Size

Quart

Bloom Time

August to October

Bloom Color

Pink and Brown-Tinted

Soil Moisture

Dry to Medium

Soil Type

Average, dry to medium, well-drained.

Light Requirements

Full sun

Hardiness Zone

3,4,5,6,7,8,9

Other Names

Sporobolus heterolepis

Shipping Information

We now ship from two locations!

Maryland – Our nursery in Maryland is perfectly located to serve the Eastern United States within a 2-3 day shipping window. You will receive the most reasonable shipping rates from our Maryland location if you live east of Ohio.

Illinois – Our nursery in Illinois is perfectly located to serve the Midwestern United states within a 2-3 day shipping window. You will receive the most reasonable shipping rates from our Illinois location if you live west of West Virginia.

Please Note: If you live between the two facilities, you can change the Ship From location on the Cart page to see which will give you better shipping rates.

Not all plants are offered at both locations. You can find more information on our products and packaging on the Shipping Information page.