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Sporobolus airoides (Alkali Sacaton)

Sporobolus airoides
Alkali Sacaton

Alkali Sacaton is a tough, resilient grass that can tolerate a wide range of conditions. Happy in full sun or partial shade, this grass can adapt to just about any soil, and can even tolerate saline situations. Alkali Sacaton will form a clump to about 3 feet tall and 4 feet wide. Rosy-tan flower spikes are produced in the summer months.

Plant Type Grass
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Shade
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zone Zone 5 (-20° F)
Flower Color Rose
Flower Season Summer
Growth Rate Fast
Height 3 (ft)
Spread 4 (ft)
Spacing 3' - 5' (ft)
Characteristics Showy
Attracts Wildlife
Maintenance Low
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Edging
Tolerance Dry Soil
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil PH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
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