Northern Sea Oats Organic Ornamental Grass Seed

Product ID:1597G.111597G

Northern Sea Oats Organic Ornamental Grass Seed

Product ID:1597G.111597G

We're sorry, this product has been discontinued and is no longer available. Strong, stiff stems produce copper-colored, airy seed heads that add sparkle and graceful, arching lines to arrangements. A resilient accent plant in perennial garden beds. Plants are bright green early in the season (June through July); in August–September, the spikelets transform to a beautiful copper color and the leaves turn to a contrasting lime green. Seed heads are 4–6" long, each producing multiple spikelets 3/4–1" long. Produces inflorescence (seed heads) in the first year from an early spring or late winter sowing, but plants will be short, about 12", and produce small clumps of flowering stems. In the second year of growth, plants are much more robust, producing more stems and seed heads, and reaching their full height potential of 24–36". Pairs well with almost any color in arrangements, but especially creamy yellow, salmon, blush, and white. Holds well both fresh and dried. Native to the Eastern U.S. and Northern Mexico. Also known as Indian wood oats. Perennial in Zones 5–9. USDA Certified Organic. Ht. 24–36". Avg. 10,900 seeds/oz. Packet: 100 seeds.

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