Grow the Best-Looking Fall Garden Ever
Northern sea oats
This ornamental grass has distinctive flat, drooping seed heads that emerge green but darken to purple-brown by late summer. Northern sea oats (Chasmanthium latifolium) grow well in full sun to partial shade and typically reach a height of 2-3 feet. The foliage provides winter interest in the landscape and also can be used inside for dried flower arrangements. Zones 5-9.