Drought Tolerant Northeast Native Grass Seed Mixture For Xeriscaping

Northeast Native Grass Seed Mix

Grass Specifications:

Season: Perennial

USDA Zones: 3 - 7

Environment: Full sun to partial shade

Height: 24 - 48 inches

This drought tolerant Northeast Native Prairie Grass mixture of warm and cool-season grasses grows to a height of 24 to 48 inches. It may be planted alone or with a mixture of wildflowers. Plant where water conservation and xeriscape landscaping are desired.

This mixture contains:

  • 34% Virginia Wildrye - Elymus vifginicus
  • 30% Canada Wildrye - Elymus canadensis
  • 17% Indiangrass - Sorghastrum nutans
  • 15% Little Bluestem - Schizachyrium scoparium
  •   4% Switchgrass - Panicum virgatum
  • 1/2 lbs/1,000 square feet
  • 8 lbs./acre when planting with wildflowers
  • 17 lbs./acre grass mix only

Planting times: Plant in spring or early summer.
Planting range: Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, West Virginia, Virginia and Washington D.C.