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Chasmanthium latifolium

NORTHERN SEA OATS

Buy Northern Sea Oats online. An ornamental grass that produces unique reddish - brown, oat like, flat seed heads in summer that persist well into winter. Bamboo like foliage.A favorite for cut and dried flower arrangements.

Height:

10-12 Feet

Spread:

10-12 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

4-9

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Plant Characteristics

Cultural Information*
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
  • Leaf Spot - Moderate Resistance
  • Root Rot - Moderate Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - High Resistance
Flower Color*
  • Bronze/Tan/Brown
Fruit Type*
  • Non-Edible Fruit
Growth Rate*
  • Medium
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Orange/Brilliant Orange
  • Dark Yellow/Gold
  • Green
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Blue
  • Green
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Blue
  • Green
Leaf Color Winter*
  • Beige/Brown
Leaf Type*
  • Deciduous/Herbaceous
Nature Assets*
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Birds
  • Attracts Butterflies
Plant Type*
  • Ornamental Grass
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Summer Planting
  • Spring Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Tolerates Low pH (Acidic Soils)
  • Well-Drained
  • Moist
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Average
  • Salt Tolerant
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
  • Seed
Season of Interest*
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Early Spring
  • Summer Flowering
  • Winter
  • Summer
  • Spring
  • Spring Flowering
  • Fall
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
Uses*
  • Wildlife Habitat
  • Border Plant
  • Erosion Control
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
  • Accent Plant
  • Landscape Specimen
  • Under Power Lines
  • Mass Planting
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Grasses are easy to grow and adapt to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include free fertilizer with every order.

Interesting Notes

This species cannot be shipped to Kansas