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Chasmanthium latifolium (Northern Sea Oats)

Green bamboo-like leaves fade to copper in the fall, and eventually brown with the cold weather. Tan drooping seed heads turn purple to burgundy by late summer. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid summer
2-3 ft tall x 2-3 ft wide
Drought tolerant
Salt tolerant


Zone Zone 5
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate to Full Moisture
Native to Native