Exposure
Sun
Part sun
Shade
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Foliage
Bloom Color
Apricot
Green
Attributes
Salt Tolerant
East Coast Native
For Bird Lovers
Good Cut Flowers

Chasmanthium latifolium

Northern Sea Oats

Tall spikes of flowers resembling oats rise 2-5' on arching stems, broad green foliage, blooms mid summer - mid fall, grows 36-48".

Height:

36-48 Inches

Spacing:

18" (46 cm)

Additional:

Water weekly during dry spells.

Hardiness Zone:

5-9

Bloom Color:

Green to copper.

Chasmanthium (chas-man'-thi-um)

Family: Poaceae · Common Name: Northern Sea Oats

Native plant bears upright stems that arch gracefully as the flower head matures. Clumping growth of bamboo-like foliage turns from green to coppery-brown in fall. Highly textured flowers are ideal for fresh and dried arrangements.

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