Prairie cordgrass

Spartina pectinata

Prarie Cordgrass, Spartina pectinata, Plant Select
This dramatic native grass of wetlands makes a superlative container plant for a pond garden. Graceful, weeping form takes on rich golden tints in autumn, glowing in sunset light. Aquatic perennial.

Tips from the pros: Keep in container to control spreading.
Plant Type Ornamental grass
Height 20-30 inches
Width 20-30 inches
Flowering Season Insignificant
Flower Color Insignificant
Sun Sun
Water Needs Wet
USDA Hardiness Zone Zones 4-8
Soil Type Clay, loam
Deer Resistant Yes
Good for Pollination No
Winter Interest Yes
North American Native No
Year Introduced 1999
Annual Commercial Maintenance Cut back in fall.
5-10 Year Commercial Maintenance Divide or remove old plants and replace with new plants.
Elevation Guide Up to 6200 ft