Chasmanthium latifolium Description
Chasmanthium or North Sea Oats is a native grass that thrives in a wide range of soils from dry to moist. Clump forming ornamental grass with arching green foliage that turn yellow in winter. Flat green flower heads dangle in the nicest of ways and gracefully age bronze by late summer.This trouble free grass grows well in some shade and tolerates black walnut trees. Flowers can be cut for fresh or dried flower arrangements. Grows up to 3 feet tall x 3 feet wide.
We love the wispy disposition and nice full look it gives any garden. Easy and trouble-free.
Features: Cold Hardy, Cut Flower, Deer Resistant, Disease Resistant, Dried Flower, Drought Tolerant, Easy Care, Fall Color, Heat Tolerant, Long Blooming, Moisture Tolerant, Multi-Seasonal Interest, Pest Resistant, Rabbit Resistant,
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- Botanical Name:
Chasmanthium latifolium /li>
- Common Name:
Northern Sea Oaks
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Accent,Background, Border, Container Gardening, Cottage Gardening,Easy Care,Erosion Control or Embankment, Hedge, Massing,Naturalizing, Ornamental,Rain Garden, Slopes, Specimen, Waterside, Woodland
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AK,CAN, HI, PR
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Soil: Average, dry to medium moisture, well-drained soil. Tolerates a wide range of soil conditions including poor, or clay soils.
Light: Full sun to part shade Tolerates high heat and humidity.
Water: Dry to medium -- Good drought resistance once established.
Spacing: 1.5 - 2.5 ft
Fertilizing: Little to none needed. If you feel you must feed due to very poor soil, apply only a light scattering of slow release fertilizer in the spring as new growth emerges.
Winterizing: Usually none needed. Some use a light mulch in late fall or early winter.
Maintenance & Pruning: Cut to the ground in early spring, before new growth emerges.
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