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Sporobolus heterolepis


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Common Name: Prairie Drop Seed

Plant Family: Poaceae

Useful for:  Growing in Pots
Planting Style:  prairie
Season of Interest:  Summer to Autumn
Position/ Situation:  Sunny Border
Sun or Shade:  Sun to Part Shade
Scented flowers or leaves:  No Scent
Leaf Colour:  Green
Height:  medium (up to 6 feet)
Habit/Shape:  Clump forming
Evergreen:  No
Soil Type:  Normal, well-drained but moisture retentive
Soil PH:  Alkaline to Neutral
Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Hardy
Rabbit & Deer Resistance:  Not Known To Be Resistant
Resistance to Honey Fungus:  Resistant to Honey Fungus


Attractive clump forming grass, lime-green in summer turning copper in autumn. Good for border edges or paths and also containers. Drought tolerant. Sun or part shade. Divide early summer.


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