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Tridens flavus - Purpletop

Purpletop (Tridens flavus) taken by Allendan Seed Company
SKU: 32
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Purpletop (Tridens flavus) is a tall perennial grass with unbranched stems and can occur in tufts or as scattered individuals. It has floppy alternate leaves that occur along each culm and can be up to 16 inches long. The culms terminate in to a panicle of spikelets about 6 - 14" long and about half as wide across. The seedhead is pyramidal in outline and bears widely spaced shiny reddish-purple spikelets during the blooming period which puts a "purple top" on open fields when in mass.


Soil Moisture:  Dry, Moderate

Sun Exposure:  Part Shade, Full Sun

Height:  3' - 6'

Spread:  2' - 3'

Hardiness Zone:  4 - 9

Bloom Color:  Green, Purple, Brown

Bloom Time:  August, September, October

Attracts:  Butterflies     

Return Policy

Returns of standard seed mixes and individual species must be made in the original unopened packaging within 10 days of delivery. If you wish to return live plants, you must do so within 5 days of delivery. Returns of standard mixes, individual species, and live plants are subject to a restocking fee of 25%. Custom seed mixes may not be returned. When returning non-damaged goods, the buyer is responsible for shipping charges, and return shipping may be made by whatever means the buyer selects.

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