2 to 3'
August, September, October
Average, dry to medium, well-drained.
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Prairie Dropseed (Sporobolus heterolepis) likes average, well-drained soil. It has airy spikes of fragrant, pale pink flowers that bloom in late summer and early fall. Mature seed heads turn a beautiful golden yellow. The emerald, green foliage is fine-textured, turning golden/orange in fall in a clump forming, upright habit. Great to use in prairie or border garden or for mass planting. Spreading 12″-15″ with a flowering height of 30″-36″.
We ship from two locations:
Maryland – Our nursery in Maryland is perfectly located to serve the Eastern United States within a 2-3 day shipping window. You will receive the most reasonable shipping rates from our Maryland location if you live east of Ohio.
Illinois – Our nursery in Illinois is perfectly located to serve the Midwestern United states within a 2-3 day shipping window. You will receive the most reasonable shipping rates from our Illinois location if you live west of West Virginia.
Not all plants are offered at both locations. You can find more information on our products and packaging on the Shipping Information page.
We are now shipping for Fall 2023!