Light green foliage forms a loose, open mound in the landscape that gives rise to tall, thin flowers stalks in August bearing a fine-textured cloud of pinkish seed heads that put on quite a show. Even the foliage turns a bronzy red as the season cools! It thrives in sandy soils and is easy to grow.
Crucial to the life of native many butterflies
Native songbirds love its seed
Easy to grow and maintain
Very drought tolerant
Map Credit: The Biota of North America Map Key: Green (native), Teal (native,adventive), Blue (present), Yellow (present & rare), Red (extinct)
Grows well in a sunny location with average to sandy soils.