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Sporobolus heterolepis 'Tara'
Prairie Dropseed
Sporobolus heterolepis 'Tara'
Code: 7668Family: PoaceaeGenus: Sporobolus
Plant Type:Ornamental Grass
A native cultivar from the prairies of N. America, 'Tara' has a much more upright, vase-shaped habit than the species. Growing one foot shorter than regular dropseed, it has the same excellent orange-red fall color.
Blooms: Summer,Fall
Growth Rate: Slow
Size Range: 18-24" tall x 12-18" wide
Cultural Information
Sun SunPart Shade Part Shade
Soil: Average,Well-drained,Loam
Water Use: Drought Tolerant,Low
Maintenance: Low
Hardiness Zone: 3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11
Cold Hardy to -40° to -30°F
Features and Benefits
Deer Resistant Deer ResistantDrought Tolerant Drought Tolerant
Fabulous Foliage Fabulous FoliageFall/Winter Color Fall/Winter Color
Grown by: Blooming Nursery,Inc & Blooming Junction
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