Prairie Dropseed 'Tara'

Latin Name: Sporobolus heterolepis 'Tara'

Prairie dropseed, 'Tara' is a clump-forming, warm season, perennial grass. Fine-textured, hair-like, medium green leaves form an arching foliage mound to 15” tall and 18” wide. 'Tara' turns golden with orange hues in fall, turning light bronze in winter. Orange-red fall color.

Ground cover for hot, dry areas. Prairies, meadows, native plant gardens, wild areas or slopes. Also effective in large rock gardens. Accent for foundation plantings or borders.

Height: 12 inches to 24 inches  Width: 2-3 feet  Exposure: Full Sun  Zone: 3-9