Northern sea oats

Fact sheet: Northern sea oats

 

This upright ornamental grass has bright green foliage in the summer that turns a coppery bronze in the fall and winter. If foliage is left, this species provides good winter interest with its good texture. Sea oats also produces attractive drooping, flat seed heads that can be used in dried flower arrangements.

Latin name: Chasmanthium latifolium
Common name: Sea oats

Fact sheet: Northern sea oats

Planted in Nassau County Extension Demonstration Garden