Grass Northern Sea Oats Organic HEIRLOOM Seeds

Grass Northern Sea Oats Organic HEIRLOOM Seeds

Chasmanthium latifolium

Item #2018

Perennial. Northern Sea Oats is an ornamental clumping grass native to the U.S. Its nodding seed heads dance in the slightest breeze. Its foliage and seeds turn a rich, coppery red as temperatures cool in autumn, then mature to bronze as winter draws near. Nice for waters' edge or other moist, partial shade area. Leave them standing for their fall beauty, or cut for dried flower arrangements. Plants started in early spring will produce seed heads the first year. Perennial in USDA zones 4 to 9.


Full sun to
light shade

Blooms summer to fall

Days to Emerge:
10 - 20

Seed Depth:

Seed Spacing:
A group of
6 seeds
every 18" -24"

When 1" tall,
thin to 1
every 18" - 24"

When to sow outside: 1 to 2 weeks after average last frost.

When to start inside: 6 to 8 weeks before average last frost.

Special germination instructions: Germinates best at around 70-75° F.

Artist: Carolyn Crawford


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