Prairie Dropseed

Sporobolus heterolepsis

Picture of Prairie Dropseed

Another Iowa gem! This grass forms a compact mound of green foliage. The flowers carry a pleasant aroma that is strikingly similar to that of fresh cilantro. The wispy seed head appears in fall.

Light Requirement: Full Sun
Cold Hardiness: Zone 3
Height: 2 to 3
Spread: 2 to 3
Flower: Wispy. Has pleasantly potent fragrance of cilantro.
Foliage: Green.
Form: Mounding.