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
Drought tolerant
Tolerant to juglone

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

Dark, dusty purple bubbles of flowers emerge from attractive, glaucous, blue-green curled and twisted foliage. Upright habit. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms from late summer to early fall
1-1.5 ft tall x 1.5-2 spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts butterflies and bees
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Fragrant

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(Mariachi™ Series) Vibrant red flowers rimmed in golden-yellow with brick-red centres bloom on upright densely branched stems above a compact mound of bright green foliage. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid-summer to early fall
1-1.5 ft tall x 1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant

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This graceful clump-forming warm season grass features narrow green leaves that lighten to beige in autumn, while showy silvery-pink bottlebrush flower panicles appear in late summer, turning darker with the colder weather. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late summer
HARDY to -10°F (-23°C)
2.5-5 ft tall x 2.5-5 ft wide
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Tolerant to juglone

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This perennial features airy spires of lacy violet-blue flowers on thin white stems. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid-summer to mid-fall
1.5-2 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought Tolerant
Salt Tolerant

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Green globe-like spikelets are held on upright stems atop green grass like foliage.

Blooms early summer to fall
4-5 ft tall x 4-5 ft wide

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This ornamental groundcover forms a clumping or mounding habit of dark green and very fine-textured grass that is perfect for planting on slopes or between garden stones, as it does not need mowing. Slow growth rate.

HARDY to -10°F (-23.3°C)
4 in tall x 1 ft spread
Drought tolerant
Groundcover

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