Prairie Dropseed (Sporobolus heterolepis)
Bloom Colour: Pink, Green, Brown
Height: 2 feet
Soil: Dry, sandy soils
Water Use: Low
Hardiness Zone: 3-9 (click here to find your plant hardiness zone)
This slow growing grass turns a golden-orange colour in fall, and light bronze in winter.
Prairie Dropseed attracts: native bees as it provides them with nesting materials.
This grass is found in prairie, dry meadow, sandy or rocky areas. It is a clump forming warm season grass that is relatively slow growing. It is often used on borders in the garden as it is relatively short and contained. It turns a lovely golden / orange colour in fall.