Life Span: short-lived perennial
Size: Height: 3-5 ft Width: 0.5 ft
Flower Color: green,NA
Fruit Color: orange
Phenology: winter dormant
Noted for: Interesting foliage
Recommended Uses: Background planting or as a casual tall bunching or clumping grass in meadow-like settings.
Considerations: Can be aggressive in disturbed lands.
Propagation: Seed, division of clumps.
Soil or other substrate: Sand
Provides food and nesting material for many small birds and other small animals. Larval host for zabulon skipper (Poanes zabulon).
Native Habitats: Open seepage areas, flatwoods, marshes, ruderal areas.
Distribution and Planting Zones
Natural Range in Florida
USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures
Suitable to grow in: