Berrybank Nursery, 5 Boggs Holdings, Pencaitland, East Lothian, EH34 5BA
Sporobolus heterolepis

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Sporobolus heterolepis

Common Name: 'Prairie dropseed'

An attractive, slow-growing, clump-forming deciduous grass. Mounds of fine mid-green leaves are topped by stems bearing a haze of small pink flowers opening pink and fading to silver. In autumn the foliage turns golden with orange hues, fading to light bronze in winter. Jul-Sep. H75cm S75cm.


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Care Instructions

Best grown in full sun and well-drained soil. Drought tolerant once established. A good choice for prairie plantings.

Plant No: 2875

About Us

Macplants are central/southern Scotland's largest growers of herbaceous perennials, alpines, ferns and ornamental grasses. We have our plant centre open to the public in East Lothian, close to Edinburgh and we also supply a diverse range of trade clients both in the landscape and garden centre sectors.

We grow a large range of plants including many interesting and unusual varieties not usually seen for sale. Amongst the many plants we grow are our highly praised autumn Gentians bred here by Dr Ian McNaughton and probably the largest range of Meconopsis cultivars found anywhere.

Our Contacts

Berrybank Nursery,
5 Boggs Holdings,
East Lothian
EH34 5BA

01875 341179