prairie dropseed ‘Tara’

Sporobolus heterolepsis ‘Tara’ (prairie dropseed ‘Tara’)

Botanical Name Sporobolus heterolepis ‘Tara’
Common Name prairie dropseed ‘Tara’
Family Poaceae
USDA Zone 3 to 9
Light Requirement Full Sun
Season(s) of interest Summer, Fall, Winter
Height and Spread
1-2ft x 1-2ft (30-60cm x 30-60cm)
Flower Color Pink-brown
Attracts Wildlife Food, Host
Additional Information
Cultivated form of plant Native to Chicago Region. Can have spectacular orange-red fall color.
Location in Lurie Garden
East Meadow, East Dark Plate