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Sporobolus airoides
Alkali Sacaton Grass

Category
Grasses

Description
Perennial bunchgrass to 2 feet tall by 3 feet wide. Pink to gold flowers form a mist-like display from midsummer into fall. Magnificent specimen plant for xeric landscapes

Soil
Well drained. Tolerates salty soils.

Exposure
Full Sun

Water Requirement
0

Hardiness (map)
5 to 8

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- Salt Lake City - UT -

I have planted a few of these in my parking strip where it is very hot and they have done better than any other grass I planted there. The mist like effect of the flowers is very unique. I don't think it's the best looking grass but it is one of the best drought tolerant ones. I have watered them very sparingly and they have always done well.