Chasmanthium Latifolium- Northern Sea Oats

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Height At Maturity
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We ship all plants usps priority mail. They arrive to most locations within 2-3 days. We package all plants to retain moisture to up to 10 days in transit. All plants ships from our warehouses in Tennessee. All plants are grown and shipped from out Altamont (zip) 37301 location. We do drop ship for re-sellers also for those wanting to resell our plants.

How We Protect Your Plants For Transit

All plants are dug and immediately taken to our warehouse and tera-sorb moisture retention gel is applied to the roots and then wrapped in plastic to retain superior moisture for transit. They are placed in corogated cardboard shipping boxes for protection when shipped

Upon Receipt Of Your Plants

Upon receipt of your plants, unpack and unwrap the roots and mist with water. Plant within 24-48 hours. If you can not plant within this time frame, put your plants in a cool location (ex- basement, garage or cellar) and water the roots daily. Cover them back up with the plastic so they will not dry out until you can plant them. After planted, water every evening after the sun goes down for 5 days.

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Northern sea oats (Chasmanthium latifolium) is a perennial ornamental grass with attractive flat foliage and unique seed heads. The plant provides several seasons of interest and is an excellent landscape plant for USDA zones 5 to 8. Northern sea oats ornamental grass is native to south and eastern parts of the United States from Texas to Pennsylvania. The plant’s name refers to the spikelets that hang from the plant and resemble oat seed heads. The different forms of the grass make growing northern sea oats grass in the garden an excellent choice.


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Leaves droop and arch slightly toward the ground. Leaf color depends on sun exposure. Plants in shadier areas produce darker green foliage whereas full-sun plantings have brighter yellowish green growth. Generally, the plant wants full sun but shows above-average tolerance for part shade, which supports its suitability in woodland environments.
During August and September, green flowers bloom from the stalks.


The small flowers grow in flat clusters with points at the end of each flower segment. They somewhat resemble agricultural oats. Flowers droop from thin stems growing off the top of the central stalk. Flowers and mature seed heads are known for rustling in even slight breezes.
Northern Sea Oats provide additional color in fall when flowers turn purplish, and the leaves shift from green to bronze.

Clumps of grass dull to a brown color in winter. This species adds interest to dormant winter landscapes. Chasmanthium latifolium requires little maintenance except for cutting down the clumps in early spring. This grass spreads quickly by seed and represents an excellent choice for naturalizing open landscapes or filling in borders and property lines. Northern Sea Oats.

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Northern Sea Oats 

A staple of wooded areas and riparian zones, the Northern Sea Oat is rhizomatous, clumping perennial grass that prefers cooler temperatures. Native to much of the eastern-central United States, Northern Sea Oats can be found as far north as Manitoba, Canada, and as far south as the northeastern region of Mexico. However, this plant is rare in both Pennsylvania and Michigan, where it currently listed as a threatened species. Thriving in moist, acidic soils comprised of sand, loam, or clay, Northern Sea Oats prefer dappled woods, rocky outcroppings, and the slopes of streams or riverbanks. Although this plant does best in moist environments, it may tolerate drought conditions as long as the adequate shade provided. 


 Known alternatively as Inland Sea Oats, Wood Oats, and River Oats, Northern Sea Oats may grow from 2 to 5. Early in the spring, these stalks terminate in attractive, spiky seed heads which are reminiscent of the seed heads of oats and which cluster in pedicels along the main stem. The seeds, which dangle invitingly from slightly arched stems and flutter in the breeze, are initially green in color but mature to a purple-bronze by late summer. Often used for ornamental landscaping and prized for dried flower arrangements, the leaves of the Northern Sea Oat darken to a coppery-bronze after frost, and will brown in the later winter months,

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