Eragrostis spectabilis - purple lovegrass

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 Full SunButterfly FriendlyBird Friendly Deer Resistant 

DESCRIPTION

purple lovegrass
Eragrostis spectabilis

Light green foliage forms a loose, open mound in the landscape that gives rise to tall, thin flowers stalks in August bearing a fine-textured cloud of pinkish seed heads that put on quite a show. Even the foliage turns a bronzy red as the season cools! It thrives in sandy soils and is easy to grow.

BENEFITS
  • Crucial to the life of native many butterflies
  • Native songbirds love its seed
  • Easy to grow and maintain
  • Very drought tolerant
  • Deer resistant
NATIVE INFO

Native Range

Map Credit: The Biota of North America 
Map Key: Green (native), Teal (native, adventive), Blue (present), Yellow (present & rare), Red (extinct)

INTERESTING FACTS

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GROWING TIPS

 Grows well in a sunny location with average to sandy soils.

Mature Size: 18-24"T x 2-3'W

Hardiness Zone: 5-8

Sun Exposure: Full sun to part shade

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