Eragrostis spectabilis

Purple Love grass

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  • Warm season grass
  • Fluffy clouds of purple red panicles appear in August- October
  • Irresistible texture for the late summer garden
  • Dry to moist sandy soils
  • Best in masses where it creates a lovely purple haze in seed
  • Natural habitat: woodland, fields
  • Host to Zabulon Skipper
  • Seed consumed by birds and other wildlife

Height: 18-24 in

Zone: 5-8
Color: Green

Characteristics & Attributes


  • Mass Planting
  • Ground Cover
  • Native
  • Great Foliage
  • Drought Tolerant


  • Full Sun

Foliage Color:

  • Green


  • Clump forming

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Spring
  • Fall
  • Summer

Soil Moisture:

  • Well drained soil
  • Dry Soil

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