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Prairie Dropseed

Prairie Dropseed is one of the most beautiful native grasses. Very thin, emerald green leaves form a dense arching tuft. Prairie Dropseed seed heads form in August and give off a distinct aroma. The graceful clumps turn yellow or deep orange in fall.

Beautiful native grass
One of the best ornamental grasses for the landscape
Aromatic seed heads

Item

Description

On Hand

Future

13396 S3-1 RPM 2112 0

Prairie Dropseed Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Produced using Forrest Keeling's patented RPM Root Production Method ® technology for exceptional growth and survivability.

Height:

18-24 Inches

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Spread:

24-30 Inches

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Hardiness Zone:

3 - 9

Characteristics & Attributes
Exposure
Full Sun
Soil Moisture Preference
Average
Attracts Wildlife
Songbirds
Upland Birds and Game
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Summer
Fall
Foliage Color
Green
Habit
Perennial
Program
Grow Native!
MSD (Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District)
Plants of Merit
Attributes
Mass Planting
Sun-loving
Drought Tolerant
Midwest Native
Wetlands and Streambank Stabilization
Erosion Control
Naturalizing
Great Foliage
Rain Gardens and Bioswales
Ground Cover
Specimen
Border or Bed