This attractive clump-forming grass produces tawny bronze seed heads with white silky hairs attached to the seeds in late summer, leaf blades up to 1' long are attached to branching stems, plants turn a rich gold in late fall & winter, tolerant of poor soil (even clay!) & drought, salt tolerant, can grow in very acid soil, seeds in easily, good bird nesting cover, birds eat the seeds, food plant for the Cobweb Skipper (Hesperia metea), Zabulon Skipper (Poanes zabulon) butterfly caterpillar.
Native Range: MA & ON to s. IL, MO, KA, FL & TX
Germination - Easy: Cold stratify 12 weeks
*We normally carry this item but are temporarily sold out. We expect to have it available again as soon as our plants in production reach sufficient size/maturity or we harvest more seed. In some cases, plants may be recovering from caterpillar damage (Monarchs love our Milkweed), wind or hail damage, rampaging woodchucks, downed trees, or other natural issues. We are constantly updating our web site so please check back again.Review or Finalize Your Order