Chasmanthium latifolium

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Northern Sea Oats

USDA Hardiness Zone 5-10

This warm season, clump-forming grass is a good choice for a partially shaded area, it takes moisture too! Green bamboo-like foliage turns yellow to copper in the fall. Oat-like, green to copper seedheads are wonderfully ornamental.

Height

24-48 Inches

Spread

18-30 Inches

Color

Yellow/Gold/Bronze

Bloom Time

July-October

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

This grass reseeds very freely.

When to Divide

spring

Good Companions

Columbine (Aquilegia vulgaris), Blanket Flower (Gaillardia grandiflora), Branched Bugbane (Cimicifuga ramosa), Strawberry Foxglove (Digitalis mertonensis), Plantain Lily (Hosta ), Bluestar Milkweed (Amsonia ), Cardinal Flower (Lobelia cardinalis), Globe Flower (Trollius chinensis), Coneflower (Echinacea Big Sky)

Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes & Uses
Containers
Dried Flowers
Cut Flowers
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Exposure
Partial Shade
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Green
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Fall
Winter
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Spring
Winter
Fall
Soil Moisture Preference
Moist
Rich
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