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Sea Oats

Uniola paniculata

Sea Oats is a handsome ornamental grass, at its best in cultivated beds placed where its nodding seedheads can draw attention. Sea Oats is tolerant of salt spray and saline soils. It can become invasive, spreading by rhizomes. But plants are easy to cut back and well worth the effort.

Ornamental grass
Useful for stabilization
Salt-tolerant
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 Item  Height  Size  Price  Qty
14632 4-10in S3-1 RPM $9.95

More About Uniola paniculata:

The mature seedheads of Sea Oats are very decorative and commonly used in dried floral arrangements. Sea Oats is often used in dune stabilization programs because its extensive system of underground stems and roots helps reduce erosion. The dried and cooked seeds are said to make a flavorful cereal.



Wild Sea Oats is a protected species in Florida and Georgia not because it is endangered or threatened, but because it performs a valuable ecological service by stabilizing sand dunes.

Gardening Suggestions for Sea Oats:

Produced using Forrest Keeling's patented RPM Root Production Method ® technology for exceptional growth and survivability.

Key Characteristics:

Salt Tolerant
Great Foliage
Average
Height:
4-6 Feet
Spread:
9-12 Inches
Hardiness Zone:
6 - 11

RPM: Scientifically Proven to Grow Faster and Healthier

Forrest Keeling Nursery is the world-renowned originator of the RPM (root production method®) RPM technology. Our patented RPM tree technology yields unsurpassed survivability and plant growth, which makes Forrest Keeling plants the benchmark for wetland restorations and large-scale installations in any application.

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Additional Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Upland Birds and Game
Soil Moisture Preference
Average
Exposure
Full Sun
Habit
Perennial
Attributes
Specimen
Great Foliage
Mass Planting
Naturalizing
Border or Bed
Salt Tolerant
Erosion Control
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Characteristics Key

Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Humming- birds
Songbirds
Butterflies
Dry
Average
Moist, Well-Drained
Wet Soil
Cut Flower
Midwest Native
Dried Flower
Salt Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Climbing
Fragrant
Container
Great Foliage