Eragrostis spectabilis (Purple Lovegrass)
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Eragrostis spectabilis

Purple Lovegrass

Low mound of light green leaves; sprays of tiny reddish-mauve flowers late summer like a haze of smoke. Self-seeds. Drought tolerant. Light red flower at 18"

Height: 18-24 in
Width: 12-18 in
Soil Conditions: Dry
Flower Color: Red
Bloom Time: August,September
Hardiness Zone: 5 TO 9
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Characteristics & Attributes for Eragrostis spectabilis

Attributes

Salt Tolerant
Green Roof Semi Intensive

Critter Resistance

Deer Resistant

Plant Habit

Mound

Light Conditions

Sun

Native Plant Community

Dry Prairie

Bloom Time

August
September

Flower Color

Red

Flower Hue

Medium

Flower Type

Panicle

Foliage Color

Green

Leaf Texture

Coarse

Growth Rate

Fast