ornamental grass

Chasmanthium latifolium | Sea Oats, Bamboo Grass

Sea Oats is an ornamental grass with large dramatic seedheads. Looking similar to oat seed clusters, they turn from a silvery green to copper and then tan in winter. They made a wonderful addition to floral arrangements. Accepting of most soils but prefer moist soil. Canopy coverage: 3 square feet.

Water Requirement: moderate

Sun Exposure: full sun

Cold Hardiness: cold hardy to -20F

Growth Rate: moderate, fast

Height: 4 feet high

Width: 2 feet wide


Foliage Color: bright green, tan

Flower Color: green, silver

Flower Season: summer