alkali sacaton

Sporobolus airoides (alkali sacaton)

Botanical Name Sporobolus airoides
Common Name alkali sacaton
Family Poaceae
USDA Zone 4 thru 9
Light Requirement Full Sun
Season(s) of interest summer, fall, winter
Height and Spread 2-4ft x 2-3ft (60-120cm x 60-90cm)
Flower Color Pinkish Red
Attracts Wildlife Hosts Caterpillars of Butterflies/Moths, Rarely Browsed by Mammalian Herbivores
Additional Information Not Native to the US Midwest. Native range: Western United States
Location in Lurie Garden North Dark Plate


Average Flowering Time