northern sea oats

 

Botanical Name Chasmanthium latifolium
Common Name northern sea oats
Family Poaceae
USDA Zone 3 to 8
Light Requirement Full Sun to Part Shade
Season(s) of interest Summer, Fall, Winter
Height and Spread
2-5ft x 1-2.5ft (60-150cm x 30-75cm)
Flower Color Green
Attracts Wildlife
Food Plant for Birds; Host Plant for Moths and Butterflies; Attracts Pollinators
Additional Information
Native to the Chicago Region. Native range: New Jersery south to Florida and Texas and west to Kansas.
Location in Lurie Garden Southwest Dark Plate