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Purple Love Grass

Drought tolerant and easy to grow

Purple Love Grass

Drought tolerant and easy to grow

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Bright rose-red spikelets look as if they are glowing when backlit by a warm setting sun. Light green foliage turns a rich bronze color in fall with a slight purple-blue tint. Makes quite a show when planted en masse in an open meadow or a naturalized garden setting. Forms dense 12-18" clumps and will slowly spread by rhizomes. Heat and drought tolerant. Reaches 18-24" tall. Plant in full sun to partial shade. Ships in 2" pot. Zones 5-9. Eragrostis spectabilis Deer tend to avoid.
  • Zone 5-9
  • Height 18 - 24 inches
  • Flowering Date Midsummer to fall

We ship this item in Spring.

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    Product Details

    • Botanical Name: Eragrostis spectabilis
    • Common Name: Purple Love Grass
    • Form: Perennial
    • Sun Exposure: Full Sun, Partial Shade
    • Height/Habit: 18 - 24 inches
    • Spread: 12 - 18 inches
    • Spacing: 12 - 18 inches
    • Hardiness Zone: 5-9
    • Flowering Date: Midsummer to fall
    • Shipping Season: Spring
    • Flower Color: red
    • Flower Form: Sparsely to many branched panicles of small flat inflorescences.
    • Foliage Type: Narrow linear leaves that are flat or rolled. Light green with bronze fall color mixed with a slight bluish tint.
    • Pruning: In late winter or early spring trim back before new growth starts.
    • Soil Requirement: Tolerates poor dry soils but does best in sandy moist soils.
    • Additional Information: Extremely drought tolerant grass.
    • Restricted States: AE AK GU HI PR

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    When will my order ship?

    Orders for in-stock seeds, general merchandise and gift certificates are typically shipped within 5 business days.

    Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping time frames outlined below:

    *Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items July through August.

    2017 Spring Shipping Schedule
    Zone All Other Perennials & Potted Plants
    1A-4B 5/1/17 - 6/23/17
    5A 5/1/17 - 6/23/17
    5B 5/1/17 - 6/23/17
    6A 5/1/17 - 6/23/17
    6B 5/1/17 - 6/23/17
    7A & 7B 4/3/17 - 6/23/17
    8A & 8B 2/20/17 - 5/26/17
    9A - 10B 2/13/17 - 5/26/17
    Last Order Date Zones 1-7: June 19th, 2017
    Zones 8-10: May 22nd, 2017

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