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Chasmanthium latifolium

Sea oats

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Features

  • BloomsAugust to September
  • Height0.5m to 1m
  • Spread0.3m to 0.6m
  • Growth HabitTufted
  • Flower ColourYellow
  • Leaf ColourMid green

Description

Chasmanthium latifolium (Sea oats). This is an upright spreading and drooping tuft perennial grass with a good autumn colour. It will bear panicles of yellow flowers in late summer which are good as dried flowers.

Characteristics

Perennial, Grass

Other common names

Wild oats, Northern oats

Origin

East United States, N.America

Interest and use

Ornamental, dried arrangements, naturaliser with yellow-gold autumn leaves.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

Remember to keep the roots moist, they will grow in an average or less than average soil.

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