• Hardy
  • Canadian Grown
  • Value Packs
  • Shipped in ON, QC, NB, NS, PE

Spartina pectinata

Prairie Cordgrass

Main interest:
excellent for wetlands and stream banks, highly spreading and matting, gracefully arching foliage
full sun to partial shade, moist soil
Growth type:
Flower colour:
yellow or brown
green, changing to bright gold
USDA Hardiness:
zone 4: -34.4 °C (-30 °F) View Zone Map
Mature height & width (max.):
height: 7 ft (2.1 m) width: 7 ft (2.1 m)
waterside gardens, stream banks, wetlands, soil erosion control

Another hardy native North American grass, which spreads quickly and is a pro at stabilizing pond and stream banks controlling soil erosion. Gracefully arching green foliage cuts a fine figure (up to 7ft in height and width) in summer and then turns a bright gold in autumn. Yellow flowers bloom in July to September.

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Ships ON, QC, NB, PE, NS
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