Common Name: Upland Sea Oats, River Oats, Indian Woodoats
Part sun to light shade, moderately wet to medium moisture level, prefers fertile soil but adapted to a wide range of soils including clay, strongly acid to neutral pH. 2 ½ – 4 feet height, blooms in late summer, green flowers, self-sows generously in moist sites and may be aggressive.
Germination Code: A. Seeds germinate easily.
Native Region: Statewide
Warm season. Easy to grow. Very popular, low-maintenance grass. One of the more shade-tolerant ornamental grasses. Will tolerate full sun with enough moisture. Provides excellent contrast and texture almost year-round to the planting area. Dried, copper-colored seedheads are often used in floral arrangements.