Eragrostis Spectabilis

Purple Love Grass

Type: Perennials, Grasses
Height: Short 10" (2' in flower) (Plant 16" apart)
Bloom Time: Mid-Summer to Late Fall
Sun-Shade: Full Sun
Zones: 5-9   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal
Flower / Accent: Pink / Pink
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep
Clouds of pink, tiny seed heads swarm over 10" mat of twisty green foliage, creating a cloud of color from a distance. The light green foliage of Eragrostis Spectabilis paints the fall garden in shades of reddish bronze.

Features to Note:

  • OK in Containers
  • Blooms for 4 Weeks or More
  • Deer Resistant
  • Edgers
  • Fragrant
  • Groundcovers
  • Good for Hedge
  • Dry Shade Tolerant

Eragrostis General Information:

Eragrostis are perfect for full sun, hot sandy soil. Useful in the foreground of borders, especially where deep green broader-leaved plants can complement and set off the Eragrostis. Tolerant of coastal and dry sites. Ideal perennial for xeriscaping. Ornamental grasses cannot be shipped to Oregon.

Eragrostis Plant Care:

Cut back to just a few inches above the ground in early spring before new growth appears. Can be divided in spring as needed.

$9.95 ea.
(3+) $9.50 ea.
Ships: Spring 2017
Plant Code: ERSP