Northern sea oats is a type of perennial grass. It prefers a partially shady garden spot and will tolerate most climates.
The bright green, pointed leaves of this 3-foot tall grass sprout from slender, upright stems in a way reminiscent of bamboo. Northern sea oats forms decorative clumps and bears attractive flattened seed heads from late summer through fall.
Northern Sea Oats Quick Facts:
Scientific Name: Chasmantheum latifolium
Common Name: Northern sea oats
Type of Plant: Perennial
Growing Zones for Northern Sea Oats: Hardy to zone 5
Growing Conditions for Northern Sea Oats: Partial shade