Plant of the Week: Giant Sacanton
Giant Sacanton Sporobolus wrightii Zone 5-9
One of the largest native grasses; this huge specimen will definitely be a conversation starter. Blooms large, wheat-colored spikes during the summer months. Plant in full sun for best growth. Water regularly until established.
Tolerates a wide variety of soil types. Waterwise and easy to grow. Has great winter interest. Cut down to several inches above ground level in late winter/early spring. Divide grass every 4 years. Deer resistant.