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Sporobolus heterolepis (Prairie Dropseed)

Green, light pink blooms, bronze fall and winter foliage, moderate growth rate, blooms late summer to late fall, 1-2 ft tall x 2 ft wide, full sun to partial shade.


Zone Zone 3
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate to Full Moisture
Native to Native

Blue green, cream yellow to tan blooms, moderate growth rate, blooms late summer to early fall, 3-5 ft tall x 2-3 ft wide, full sun.

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Produces a mass of blooms that have multi-layered petals of stunning peach, pink, and cream. Dark green foliage appears after the flowers and turn reddish-bronze in the fall. Upright, columnar habit.

Blooms late spring
6 ft tall x 4 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds

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