northern sea oats

Chasmanthium latifolium (northern sea oats)

Botanical Name Chasmanthium latifolium
Common Name northern sea oats
Family Poaceae
USDA Zone 3 thru 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 Provides Food for Birds, Hosts Caterpillars of Butterflies/Moths, Rarely Browsed by Mammalian Herbivores
Additional Information Native to Chicago Region.
Location in Lurie Garden Southwest Dark Plate


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