ca native drought devils

Sporobolus wrightii



Adding to cart… The item has been added


Inventory changes throughout the day, so this does not guarantee immediate availability. We may be able to source or transfer items not currently in our inventory. Due to CDFA regulations, material in Carmel Valley, Orange, Redondo Beach, San Juan Capistrano, and Vista cannot be transferred to Northern CA.

About This Product

Botanical Name: Sporobolus wrightii

Common Name: Giant Sacaton, Dropseed

A semi-evergreen perennial grass that forms a large clump of long, arching leaf blades. Grayish green foliage fades to yellow-beige by winter. Wispy summer flowers bloom in hazy plumes of tan-gold. Birds and some mammals enjoy the seeds. Deep root systems aid in erosion control. Native to the Southwestern U.S., including California.

USDA Zone: Zones 5 - 10

Sunset Zone: Zones 3B, 7 - 16, 18 - 24

Mature Height: 3 - 4 feet

Mature Width: 3 - 4 feet

Light Needs: Full Sun

Water Needs: Low, Moderate