Photo Courtesy of Hoffman Nursery, Inc

Sporobolis heterolepsis Tara (Prairie Dropseed)

This perennial grass features an upright mound of slender, green blades that turn red and orange in fall, and are topped with feathery, light pink flower panicles. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late summer
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
2 ft tall x 1.5 ft wide
Attracts birds and butterflies
Deer and rabbit resistant
Tolerant to juglone
Drought tolerant


Zone Zone 4
Exposure Full Sun
Moisture Low to Moderate Moisture
Native to Native Cultivar