Zones: 5 to
Size: 2 to 3' tall
Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade
Clump forming warm season grass. Drought and shade tolerant. Seed heads resemble Bird of Paradise flowers in form.
Native to the eastern US, Belize, Honduras, Mexico and Cuba.
Published in J. Elisha Mitchell Sci. Soc. 15: 113 in 1898.