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Eragrostis spectabilis

Purple Love Grass

Plant Type: Grass - Ornamental
FULL Sun

Clouds of tiny, fine textured flower panicles appear like reddish purple clouds hovering just about ground level. Foliage forms a 10" mat of twisty green foliage. Excellent fine textured accent for the late summer garden. Drought tolerant. An American native.


Height

24"

Spread

12-24"

Growth Habit

FILLER (mounded)

Landscape Application:

Group or mass in beds, borders, rock gardens and hot, dry areas.

Eragrostis spectabilis Plant Care:

Prefers hot, dry locations.

USDA Hardiness Zone: Zone 5 (-20/-10F)

Purple Love Grass Characteristics & Attributes

Season of Interest

MIDSEASON (May-June), LATE (July-frost)

Mid Season (May - June)
Late Season (July - frost)
Soil Moisture Needs

Low soil moisture.

Average
Special Benefits
Cut Flower / or Foliage
Dried Flower
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant

Purple Love Grass Additional Information

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