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Sporobolus airoides

Alkali Sacaton Grass

Robust native warm-season bunch grass; lacy seed heads create a pink haze above the foliage. Drought tolerant (xeric).

  • Height: 3' – 4'
  • Width: 24" – 36"
  • Soil Conditions: Dry
  • Flower Color: Yellow
  • Bloom Time: June, July, August, September, October
  • Hardiness Zone: 4 To 9
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  • Plant Characteristics - Sporobolus airoides

  • Attributes

    • Container
    • Fall Color
    • Drought Tolerant
    • Salt Tolerant
  • Critter Resistance

    • Deer Resistant
  • Plant Habit

    • Upright
  • Light Conditions

    • Sun
  • Flower Color

    • Yellow
  • Flower Hue

    • Light
  • Flower Type

    • Panicle
  • Flower Height

    • 3' to 4'
  • Foliage Color

    • Green
  • Leaf Texture

    • Fine
  • Flower Form

    • Single
  • Flower Size

    • 10" to 12"
  • Soil Moisture

    • Dry
  • Prune Time

    • Jan/Feb/March
  • Growth Rate

    • Slow
  • Origin

    • North America
  • Divide

    • Every Five Years or Longer

Possible Substitutions for Sporobolus airoides

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Matching Attributes
  • Height: 3' – 4'
  • Plant Habit: Upright
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Flaming Moor Grass
Matching Attributes
  • Height: 3' – 4'
  • Plant Habit: Upright
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Matching Attributes
  • Height: 3' – 4'
  • Plant Habit: Upright

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Fax: (847) 742-2655
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Street Address

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St. Charles, IL 60174

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