Slough Grass

Slough Grass

Spartina pectinata

Cord Grass


Also known as Prairie Cord Grass, Spartina is a dense, bold, erect tufted grass which grows spikes up to 7 feet and bears lovely light yellowish-green comb-like flower spikes in late summer. Valued in restoration for stabilizing soil on wet edges and for providing food and shelter for birds and waterfowl. Attractive in dried flower displays.

  • Characteristics

    Type: Perennial

    Height: 4-7 Feet

    Blooms: August to September

    Bloom Colour: Green

  • Growth Conditions

    Light: Full Sun to Part Shade

    Soil: Moist to Wet, Loam/Organic, Clay & Average Soil

    Habitat: Wet Prairies, Marshes, Shorelines & Riverbanks

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Nursery Location:

(Ignatius Jesuit Centre)

5420 Hwy 6 

Guelph ON 

N1H 6J2

Phone: 519-760-0055


Mailing Address:

2 Cassino Avenue

Guelph, ON

N1E 2H8

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