Scientific Name: Chasmanthium latifolium Form: Oval - vertical
Common Name:northern sea oats Texture:Medium - fine
Family Name:PoaceaeHabit: Arching, Upright, Spreading
Plant Type: Poales (grass-like) Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.7 - 1.3m x 0.3 - 0.6m
Origin: Mexico Hardiness Zone:Zone 8a: (-12 to -9.5 C)
Leaves: Grass-like, Basal, Soft flexible, Parallel venation, Lanceolate
Flowers: Spikelet, Green, Jul- Aug- Sep
Fruit: Grain (caryopsis), Brown, Aug- Sep- Oct- Nov- Dec
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade, Filtered shade, Deep shade
Soil or Media: Well-drained, Humus rich
Landscape Uses: Accent plant, Attract birds, Container planting, Cut flower or foliage, Dried flower or fruit, Fall interest, Group or mass planting, Perennial border, Summer interest
Key ID Features:Leaves 5 cm by 20 cm long, bright green; fruit oat-like but more flattened, 3 cm long, pendulous, and flutters with the slightest breeze.