Eragrostis Spectabilis

Purple Love Grass

$9.95 ea. (3+ discount) $9.50 ea.

In stock for Fall 2019

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Plant Code: ERSP

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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.


Type: Perennials, Grasses
Height: Short 10" (2' in flower)
Spacing: Plant 16" apart
Bloom Time: Mid-Summer to Late Fall
Sun-Shade: Full Sun
Zones: 5-9   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal
Flower: Pink
Accent: Pink
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Features to Note

  • Deer Resistant
  • Dry Shade Tolerant
  • Edgers
  • Groundcovers
  • Good for Hedge
  • Long-Blooming
  • OK in Containers

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.