purpletop

Tridens flavus (purpletop)

Botanical Name Tridens flavus
Common Name purpletop
Family Poaceae
USDA Zone 5 thru 10
Light Requirement Full Sun
Season(s) of interest summer
Height and Spread 3-5ft x 2-3ft (90-150cm x 60-90cm)
Flower Color Reddish-Purple
Attracts Wildlife Hosts Caterpillars of Butterflies/Moths,
Additional Information Native to Chicago Region.
Location in Lurie Garden Northwest Light Plate

Average Flowering Time